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Document, 1775 February 25

1. Document, 1775 February 25

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

1. Document, 1775 February 25

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803
  • Date: 1775 February 25
  • Summary: Congress censured by ministry for first accepting the Galloway plan and then rejecting it. It is whispered by ministerial people that you and Jay give them private information of colonial activities and are favorable to British...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1777 February 08

2. Document, 1777 February 08

Deane, Silas, 1737-1789

2. Document, 1777 February 08

  • Name: Deane, Silas, 1737-1789; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Secret Committee of Congress
  • Date: 1777 February 08
  • Summary: Franklin and Deane indicate that they have enclosed secret intelligence received from London, and have forwarded it from Nantes via a South Carolina trading ship. Enclosure not located.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1777 June 02

3. Document, 1777 June 02

Deane, Silas, 1737-1789

3. Document, 1777 June 02

  • Name: Deane, Silas, 1737-1789; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Secret Committee of Congress
  • Date: 1777 June 02
  • Summary: Franklin and Deane explain that they are writing for fear that the SecretCommittee never received their June 26th-letter, whose duplicates they lost.They inform the Secret Committee that British commerce is unguarded andtherefo...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1778 January 05

4. Document, 1778 January 05

Jay, John, 1745-1829

4. Document, 1778 January 05

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Deane, Silas, 1737-1789; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1778 January 05
  • Summary: Jay not in Congress so information from him will be less satisfactory than that from the Committee. Sends a letter to his brother since he has heard that he is in Paris.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 December 22

5. Document, 1779 December 22

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

5. Document, 1779 December 22

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Behrnstorf, Count
  • Date: 1779 December 22
  • Summary: Entitled "Memorial to Denmark." Protests the seizure of two American ships which had taken shelter in the neutral port of Berghen. A third also was seized later.
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1779 December 27

6. Document, 1779 December 27

Jay, John, 1745-1829

6. Document, 1779 December 27

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 December 27
  • Summary: Both masts lost off Newfoundland, ship forced to lay over here. John Jay must draw upon Franklin for part of the salary due him as American Minister to Spain.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1779 January 03

7. Document, 1779 January 03

Jay, John, 1745-1829

7. Document, 1779 January 03

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 January 03
  • Summary: Sends Franklin the act of Congress for Dec. 23. Send Franklin a note relative to the act: Mr. Eikelins from Holland and resides in Connecticut. He has been writing back to Holland in order to pave the way for a commercial agree...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 January 03

8. Document, 1779 January 03

Jay, John, 1745-1829

8. Document, 1779 January 03

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 January 03
  • Summary: Encloses act of Congress of the 23rd (not present). Did not know the men mentioned in it so asked for information from the secretary. Learned that Mr. Erkelens kept up a correspondence in Holland in order to persuade those in p...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1779 January 03

9. Document, 1779 January 03

Jay, John, 1745-1829

9. Document, 1779 January 03

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 January 03
  • Summary: Sends Franklin the act of Congress for Dec. 23. Send Franklin a note relative to the act: Mr. Eikelins from Holland and resides in Connecticut. He has been writing back to Holland in order to pave the way for a commercial agree...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 June 02

10. Document, 1779 June 02

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

10. Document, 1779 June 02

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 02
  • Summary:
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Document, 1779 June 02

11. Document, 1779 June 02

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

11. Document, 1779 June 02

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 02
  • Summary: Has received Jay's letter of Jan. 3. Colonel Diricks called on his way to Holland with the recommendation of Governor Trumbull but it did not mention his business and I do not have the act of the subject so I am in the dark abo...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 June 02

12. Document, 1779 June 02

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

12. Document, 1779 June 02

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 02
  • Summary: Has received Jay's letter of Jan. 3. Colonel Diricks called on his way to Holland with the recommendation of Governor Trumbull but it did not mention his business and I do not have the act of the subject so I am in the dark abo...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 June 02

13. Document, 1779 June 02

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

13. Document, 1779 June 02

  • Name: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1779 June 02
  • Summary: Franklin has not heard of the Act of Congress which Jay mentioned in his last letter. Colonel Diricks stopped here on his way to Holland but mentioned nothing of his business in Holland except to see his friends. Franklin agree...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1779 June 09

14. Document, 1779 June 09

Jay, John, 1745-1829

14. Document, 1779 June 09

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 09
  • Summary: Sends a copy of an act of Congress of June 8 directing that bills should be drawn on Franklin to the amount of 360,000 livres tournois for the purpose of importing military stores. Jay has made four withdrawals of different amo...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1779 June 09

15. Document, 1779 June 09

Jay, John, 1745-1829

15. Document, 1779 June 09

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 09
  • Summary:
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Document, 1779 June 18

16. Document, 1779 June 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

16. Document, 1779 June 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 18
  • Summary: Sends acts of Congress of June 5 and 18 respecting bills of exchange for 2,400,000 livres tournois and 432,000 livres interest drawn on Franklin in favor of Beaumarchais. Congress would like to have paid him in produce but it w...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 June 18

17. Document, 1779 June 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

17. Document, 1779 June 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 18
  • Summary: Instruction to Franklin to pay Beaumarchais by June 15, 1,782 livres tournois
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 June 18

18. Document, 1779 June 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

18. Document, 1779 June 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 18
  • Summary: Sends acts of Congress of June 5 and 18 respecting bills of exchange for 2,400,000 livres tournois and 432,000 livres interest drawn on Franklin in favor of Beaumarchais. Congress would like to have paid him in produce but it w...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 June 18

19. Document, 1779 June 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

19. Document, 1779 June 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 18
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 June 18

20. Document, 1779 June 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

20. Document, 1779 June 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Date: 1779 June 18
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 2