Gerard's motives in reporting to his Court his ideas concerning persons
suspected of being British agents and possibility that the United States may be
considering separate peace negotiations with Britain. British scheme to div...
Jay is glad, so soon after his appointment to office, to begin a
correspondence with a gentleman who is favorable to the rights of man and a friend of
the United States. Jay is certain that the enclosed Act of Congress dated 10...
Happy to begin a correspondence with Gerard since Jay is now President of
Congress. Sends Gerard a copy of the Congressional act of December 10. Will exert all
his efforts to further the alliance just concluded with France.
Sent Gerard's letter and memorial of April 25 to Congress. The importance
of the subject as well as the respect due to the applications of their ally will induce
Congress to consider immediately. Printed: B IV 176
Sends a copy of an act of Congress on the subject of consuls. It was
unanimously resolved to do everything to protect the consuls within their power. The
appointments are to be noted and the executives of those states in which ...
Sends a copy of an act of Congress stating that the resolutions alluded to
in Gerard's memorial of August 5 will be published in the Journal of Congress and Gerard
can make such use of the copies transmitted to him as he wishes...