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Document, 1779 July 26

1. Document, 1779 July 26

Jay, John, 1745-1829

1. Document, 1779 July 26

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1779 July 26
  • Summary: Sends Jefferson sundry papers concerning the capture of a vessel of Portugal by a privateer owned by Carter Braxton. One is an act of Congress of July 21 for doing justice to the parties concerned and punishing the ...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 June 16

2. Document, 1779 June 16

Jay, John, 1745-1829

2. Document, 1779 June 16

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1779 June 16
  • Summary: encloses copies of two Acts of Congress of 14 June, one to exempt drivers ofwagons from militia duties while in service; the other for ascertaining theirwages.First enclosure, signed by Charles Thomson, is in Virginia State ...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 September 06

3. Document, 1779 September 06

Jay, John, 1745-1829

3. Document, 1779 September 06

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1779 September 06
  • Summary: Sends a copy of an act of Congress of September 4 giving Lt. Col. Simms leave of absence from the regiment until Nov. 21.
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Document, 1781 June 15

4. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

4. 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

5. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

5. 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
Document, 1781 June 15

6. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

6. 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: Copy, in the hand of Charles Thomson, of document 7368. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to represent the United States as commissioners to negotiate a treaty of peace.
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1781 June 15

7. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

7. 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: A duplicate document signed by Huntington as President of the Continental Congress. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to accept the offer of mediation from the Empress of Russia and the Emperor of Germa...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1781 June 15

8. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

8. 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: Copy of document 7368. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to represent the United States as commissioners to negotiate a treaty of peace. Copy of note at close by which Jay certifies that this is a true ...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1781 June 15

9. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

9. 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: Document signed by Huntington as President of the Continental Congress. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to represent the United States as commissioners to negotiate a treaty of peace.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1781 June 15

10. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

10. 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: Copy. Instructions to the peace commissioners. They are authorized to accept the mediation of Germany and Russia. Terms: U.S. must have full and complete independence and keep in force the treaties with France. Follow Adams' in...
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1781 June 15

11. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

11. 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: Document signed by Huntington as President of the Continental Congress. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to accept the offer of mediation from the Empress of Russia and the Emperor of Germany.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1781 June 15

12. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

12. 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: Copy of document 7368. Commission to Jay, Franklin, Adams, Laurens, and Jefferson to represent the United States as commissioners to negotiate a treaty of peace. Copy of note at close by which Jay certifies that this is a true ...
  • Number of Images: 5
Document, 1781 June 15

13. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

13. 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: Description from Kenneth Rendell catalogue of Jay's decoding of the instructions to the peace commissioners. They are authorized to accept the mediation of Germany and Russia. Terms: United States must have full and complete in...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1781 October 05

14. Document, 1781 October 05

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

14. Document, 1781 October 05

  • Name: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1781 October 05
  • Summary: Letter of introduction for James Monroe. Monroe will be able to give John Jay full account of American affairs and especially "of the prospect we have thro' the aid of our father of France of making captives of L/or/d Cornwalli...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1783 April 11

15. Document, 1783 April 11

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

15. Document, 1783 April 11

  • Name: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1783 April 11
  • Summary: Jefferson never could leave America because no vessel would leave after the departure of the French fleet. Congratulates Jay on the preliminaries and hopes he will stay in Europe where his talents can be used in one of the post...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1783 April 11

16. Document, 1783 April 11

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

16. Document, 1783 April 11

  • Name: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Date: 1783 April 11
  • Summary: Jefferson never could leave America because no vessel would leave after the departure of the French fleet. Congratulates Jay on the preliminaries and hopes he will stay in Europe where his talents can be used in one of the post...
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1783 July 18

17. Document, 1783 July 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

17. Document, 1783 July 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1783 July 18
  • Summary: Jay plans to return to America in the spring and would like to see Jefferson take his place. Jefferson's talents and reputation in America would stand him in good stead in Europe. Hopes America will be united and a strong admin...
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1784 March 2 - 17...

18. Document, 1784 March 2 - 1793 April 14

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

18. Document, 1784 March 2 - 1793 April 14

  • Name: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824
  • Date: 1784 March 2 - 1793 April 14
  • Summary: Copies of a group of documents relating to Henry Remsen: resolution of the Continental Congress, 2 March 1784; Charles Thomson to Jay, n.d. August 1784; Thomas Jefferson's certificate for Remsen, 14 April 1792.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1785 April 15

19. Document, 1785 April 15

Jay, John, 1745-1829

19. Document, 1785 April 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1785 April 15
  • Summary: Sends Jefferson's commission to succeed Franklin at Versailles. Encloses the table of duties for French ports. Treasury Department now organized. Provision for paying off the American debts should be made.
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1785 April 15

20. Document, 1785 April 15

Jay, John, 1745-1829

20. Document, 1785 April 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Date: 1785 April 15
  • Summary: Sends Jefferson's commission to succeed Franklin at Versailles. Encloses the table of duties for French ports. Treasury Department now organized. Provision for paying off the American debts should be made.
  • Number of Images: 2