Papers of John Adams, volume 15

From David Hartley

To the President of Congress

The American Peace Commissioners to David Hartley, 7 September 1783 American Peace Commissioners Hartley, David
The American Peace Commissioners to David Hartley
Sir, Passy Septr 7 1783

We have the Honour of transmitting herewith inclosed an Extract of a Resolution of Congress of the 1st May last, which we have just received.

You will perceive from it that we may daily expect a Commission in due Form for the Purposes mentioned in it, and we assure you of our readiness to enter upon the Business, whenever you think proper.

We have the Honor to be with great Respect and Esteem / Sir, / Your most obedient / humble Servants

John Adams B Franklin John Jay

RC (PRO:FO 4, 2:224); internal address: “Honble D Hartley Esqr.” LbC-Tr (Adams Papers); APM Reel 103.