Document, 1783 October 29

Document, 1783 October 29

 

 

Name:
Instructions from Congress; Peace Commissioners
Title:
Document, 1783 October 29
Abstract:
1. want a treaty of amity and commerce with Germany; 2. try to get treaties with other for. powers on the basis of reciprocity and not to contravene the treaties already made with powers in Europe to be for 15 years; 3. continue to press for recovery of the prize of the Alliance Frigate; 4. find out why the expeditions of the Alliance and the Bonhomme Richard were carried on at the expense and on the account of France; 5. U.S. not to join the convention of neutral maritime powers.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format:
correspondence
Date:
1783 October 29
Physical Description:
3
Note (Non date):
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay