Document, 1783 March 25

Name:
Livingston, Robert R.; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Title:
Document, 1783 March 25
Date:
1783 March 25
Format/Genre:
correspondence
Physical Description:
4
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Summary:
Warmest congratulations on the treaty. The article on the loyalists will be difficult to enforce. Thinks the concealment from France of the negotiation and even now of the secret art is wholly unnecessary. This art shows enmity to Spain and a preference for the enemy. If west Florida be ceded at end of war to England or Spain it will be ceded as it was held by Britain The art. generally known here now. Sorry he has to disagree with the mode of forming the treaty. Has communicated his sentiments to Congress.
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Library Location:
National Archives and Records Administration
(Non-Columbia Location)
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay

Document, 1783 March 25