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Document, 1779 August 04

1. Document, 1779 August 04

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

1. Document, 1779 August 04

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 August 04
  • Summary: France our staunch ally. War popular because Britain is the enemy. France again at peak of power. Turkey and Russia friendly to France. By her negotiation France's position is even restored in Germany. We should strengthen our ...
  • Number of Images: 16
Document, 1779 September 07

2. Document, 1779 September 07

Jay, John, 1745-1829

2. Document, 1779 September 07

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1779 September 07
  • Summary: Has received various letters from Adams. Congratulates him on a safe return to his family and country.
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Document, 1780 April 26

3. Document, 1780 April 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

3. Document, 1780 April 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 April 26
  • Summary: Jay judges that Floridablanca will follow the policy of acknowledging American independence and will give aid in the hope of lasting attachments. Sir John Dalrymple is here at Aranjuez. He has seen the imperial Ambassador, the ...
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Document, 1780 April 26

4. Document, 1780 April 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

4. Document, 1780 April 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 April 26
  • Summary: Jay judges that Floridablanca will follow the policy of acknowledging American independence and will give aid in the hope of lasting attachments. John Dalrymple is here for his lady's health (it is said). A friend of Gratham. J...
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Document, 1780 April 26

5. Document, 1780 April 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

5. Document, 1780 April 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 April 26
  • Summary: Jay judges that Floridablanca will follow the policy of acknowledging American independence and will give aid in the hope of lasting attachments. Sir John Dalrymple is here at Aranjuez. He has seen the imperial Ambassador, the ...
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Document, 1780 February 22

6. Document, 1780 February 22

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

6. Document, 1780 February 22

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1780 February 22
  • Summary: Glad you arrived safely after the Confederacy failed. From what "I heard in Spain" you should have success and hope you can make a treaty with same. Thanks to Bilbao and Cadiz your communication from home will be better than ou...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1780 July 12

7. Document, 1780 July 12

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

7. Document, 1780 July 12

  • Name: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1780 July 12
  • Summary: incl. -Description of Bills of Exchange (Treasury Off. 18 Dec 1779)
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Document, 1780 July 17

8. Document, 1780 July 17

Jay, John, 1745-1829

8. Document, 1780 July 17

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 July 17
  • Summary: Concerning the capitulation of Charleston, the reputation of the garrison will suffer until their conduct is explained. They are severely censured here. Jay believes that all the belligerents desire peace. The pride of the king...
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Document, 1780 July 17

9. Document, 1780 July 17

Jay, John, 1745-1829

9. Document, 1780 July 17

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 July 17
  • Summary: Has news of capitulation of Charleston, and does not know what effect the news will have in Madrid. Hopes that a good explanation of the surrender will be forth coming. Hopes Ternay's squadron will touch at Halifax, thereby wea...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1780 June 04

10. Document, 1780 June 04

Jay, John, 1745-1829

10. Document, 1780 June 04

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1780 June 04
  • Summary: Floridablanca has impressed him with his (Floridablanca's) probity and candor, but he cannot understand the slow steps of Spain in regard to recognizing American independence. America is and shall continue to be independent in ...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1780 May 13

11. Document, 1780 May 13

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

11. Document, 1780 May 13

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1780 May 13
  • Summary: 26 April letter received, glad of safe arrival in Madrid. Floridablanca agreed to be a man of abilities, but such men cannot see what is to us, as Americans, "as clear as day." It is better for Spain and France to have their fl...
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Document, 1780 May 15

12. Document, 1780 May 15

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

12. Document, 1780 May 15

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1780 May 15
  • Summary: Best way to weaken England is to hit her trade. If possible, see if you can get ships to intercept the West India Fleet, as England needs the sailors from same for a "press" to man the Channel Fleet. Surprised Spain has not tho...
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Document, 1781 August 7

13. Document, 1781 August 7

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

13. Document, 1781 August 7

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1781 August 7
  • Summary: Copy in the hand of William Temple Franklin; filed in Jay Papers. Adams has received the commissions. He has done nothing to accomplish his previous commission, except for the journey he made to Paris at Vergennes' invitation t...
  • Number of Images: 7
Document, 1781 December 15

14. Document, 1781 December 15

Jay, John, 1745-1829

14. Document, 1781 December 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1781 December 15
  • Summary: His negotiations are obstructed by a series of delays, and his mail is subjected to continuous inspection and theft. Agrees with Adams that peace is still at a distance, but is happy about Greene's victory and Cornwallis' defea...
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Document, 1781 December 15

15. Document, 1781 December 15

Jay, John, 1745-1829

15. Document, 1781 December 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1781 December 15
  • Summary: His negotiations are obstructed by a series of delays, and his mail is subjected to continuous inspection and theft. Agrees with Adams that peace is still at a distance, but is happy about Greene's victory and Cornwallis' defea...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1781 February 24

16. Document, 1781 February 24

Jay, John, 1745-1829

16. Document, 1781 February 24

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1781 February 24
  • Summary: Draft of document 6402.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1781 February 24

17. Document, 1781 February 24

Jay, John, 1745-1829

17. Document, 1781 February 24

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Date: 1781 February 24
  • Summary: Autograph letter signed. Encloses copy of an act of Congress (document 6403) adopting regulations proposed by the Russian Empress. Jay has notified Spain of Adams's appointment to take care of business committed to Laurens and ...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1781 June 11

18. Document, 1781 June 11

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

18. Document, 1781 June 11

  • Name: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1781 June 11
  • Summary: Franklin gives Adams advice as to what expenses are to be considered public expenses--hence payable by the government rather than out of minister's salary, House rent is to be paid by State. In reply Adams agrees with Franklin ...
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Document, 1781 June 15

19. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

19. Document, 1781 June 15

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1781 June 15
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Instructions to the peace commissioners. They are authorized to accept the mediation of Germany and Russia. Terms: United States must have full and complete independence and keep in force the treaties with Fran...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1781 June 15

20. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

20. Document, 1781 June 15

  • Name: Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1781 June 15
  • Summary: Letterbook copy. Instructions to the peace commissioners. They are authorized to accept the mediation of Germany and Russia. Terms: United States must have full and complete independence and keep in force the treaties with Fran...
  • Number of Images: 3