. For the Russian offer to mediate the Anglo-Dutch war, see JA
’s letters to the president of Congress, 6 Aug.
, calendared, and to Benjamin Franklin, 25 Aug.
(vol. 11:440, 467–471). The Dutch accepted Russia’s mediation on 4 March 1782 (De
Madariaga, Armed Neutrality of 1780
, p. 351).
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, 2016.