. The Treaty of Amity and Commerce with the Netherlands, negotiated and signed by JA
on 8 Oct. 1782, was ratified by Congress on 23 Jan., but JA
did not learn of its ratification until late May. See vol. 4:381
, 24:64–82; JA, Diary and Autobiography
, 3:135–136, note 1
; and JA
, 4 Feb.
, and note 2
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.