refers to slaves taken by the British army from American plantations during
the war; art. 7 of the Peace Treaty provided that “his Britannic Majesty shall . .
causing any Destruction, or carrying away any Negroes or other Property of the American
Inhabitants, withdraw all his Armies, Garrisons & Fleets from the said United States.”
refers to Great Britain's refusal to surrender several forts on the
Great Lakes to the United States, as provided in art. 2 of the Treaty, until Congress
several states effectively pressured American debtors to pay their English creditors,
provided in arts. 4 and 5 of the Treaty (Miller,
, 2:155, 154).
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, 2014.