Repeats British demand that provision be made for restitution for
refugees, and ventures hope that the American commissioners will not jeopardize the
advantageous peace terms they are offered in their desire to gratify resentme...
The King's Council unanimous in demand for a general amnesty and a
restoration of property to the refugees. They have also removed the clause for drying
fish on Cape Sables and on shores of Nova Scotia. The form of the treaty r...
Later transcription.The honor and humanity of Britain will not permit her
to accept a treaty without restitution of property to the Tories. Cannot believe that
America will risk losing the treaty with her independence and the f...
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792, American Commissioners
1783 August 09
Conversation with Charles James Fox: Henry Laurens asks if a minister
would be received and Charles James Fox says yes. Henry Laurens hopes for a commercial
treaty, Charles James Fox too but says U.S. will be excluded from West...
American Commissioners, Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
1783 August 09
Laurens somewhat misunderstood the question of receiving an American
minister in England Since the U.S. is independent we will send a minister as a matter of
course. The question is how he will be received by the English court....
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834, American Commissioners
1783 July 22
When Lafayette received a letter from Congress asking him to make
inquiries about the period in which American merchants must pay their English debts, he
immediately went to Vergennes and pointed out the importance of a favorab...