Papers of John Adams, volume 11

C. W. F. Dumas to John Adams: A Translation

From John Thaxter

From Edmund Jenings, 7 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund JA From Edmund Jenings, 7 February 1781 Jenings, Edmund Adams, John
From Edmund Jenings
Sir Brussels Febry. 7th. 1781

I have this day the Honor of receiving your Excellency Letter of the 5th. Instant: It mentions no particulars, but says in general all things are well in the North, and shews that your Excellency is well-satisfied, I am rejoiced at it.

I inclose to your Excellency a Copy of the Translation &c. I Hope the Print thereof will meet with your Excellencys Approbation. I have three more of them, which I will send by the first Opportunity. I have taken the Liberty to send one to Mr. Dana and another to Col. Searle.

Sir J York left this place last Monday as I have had the Honor of informing your Excellency.

A Plot of Ground is laid out for a considerable Magazine near Louvain a town about half a days Journey from Hence.


I wait in great expectation to see The dutch Manifesto.

I am reading about Congresses and Treaties of Peace. I wish your Excellency was employd and busy in them.

I am with the greatest Respect Sir Your Excellencys Most Faithful & Obedient Humble Servt.

Edm: Jenings

RC (Adams Papers).