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Document, 1778 December 07

1. Document, 1778 December 07

Gèrard, Conrad Alexandre, 1729-1790

1. Document, 1778 December 07

  • Name: Gèrard, Conrad Alexandre, 1729-1790; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 07
  • Summary: 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...
  • Number of Images: 6
Document, 1778 December 11

2. Document, 1778 December 11

Greene, William, 1731-1809

2. Document, 1778 December 11

  • Name: Greene, William, 1731-1809; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 11
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1778 December 15

3. Document, 1778 December 15

Jay, John, 1745-1829

3. Document, 1778 December 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 15
  • Summary: Transmits resolution of Congress commending Laurens upon his services as President.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1778 December 18

4. Document, 1778 December 18

Jay, John, 1745-1829

4. Document, 1778 December 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 18
  • Summary: Sends Laurens a resolution of the Congress commending his presidency of that body.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1778 December 27

5. Document, 1778 December 27

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

5. Document, 1778 December 27

  • Name: Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 27
  • Summary: Indian Affairs Commissioners unable to meet because of inclement weather. Gratitude for acquittal by Court martial. Duties to his personal commitments and recovery of his fortune demand that he resign his post under the ...
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1778 December 28

6. Document, 1778 December 28

Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786

6. Document, 1778 December 28

  • Name: Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 December 28
  • Summary:
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1778 October 20

7. Document, 1778 October 20

Hele, Christopher

7. Document, 1778 October 20

  • Name: Hele, Christopher; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1778 October 20
  • Summary: He was shipwrecked off Cape May while engaged in carrying dispatches to Congress under a flag of truce. For this reason he feels that he should be entitled to better treatment than he has received.
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1779 December 11

8. Document, 1779 December 11

Lovell, James, 1737-1814

8. Document, 1779 December 11

  • Name: Lovell, James, 1737-1814; Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 December 11
  • Summary: Letterbook copy of document 7686.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1779 January 23

9. Document, 1779 January 23

Jay, John, 1745-1829

9. Document, 1779 January 23

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 January 23
  • Summary: Asks the Committee which had been appointed to confer with General Washington to send him the intelligence to be given to Count D'Estaing.
  • Number of Images: 1
Document, 1779 July 05

10. Document, 1779 July 05

Florence, Mount

10. Document, 1779 July 05

  • Name: Florence, Mount; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 July 05
  • Summary: He was working on a study of tactics when Baron Von Steuben's study stopped his work. Now he has devised a system to cut down on frauds in the supply corps, and will be glad to discuss it with an agent Congress may appoint for ...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1779 July 09

11. Document, 1779 July 09

Knoblauch, Baron de

11. Document, 1779 July 09

  • Name: Knoblauch, Baron de; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 July 09
  • Summary: Since his fate is to be determined this day, he wishes to lay before Congress a true statement of his financial situation. After selling his lands and personal property he came to America, where he hoped to settle and serve in ...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1779 June 07

12. Document, 1779 June 07

Knoblauch, Baron de

12. Document, 1779 June 07

  • Name: Knoblauch, Baron de; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 June 07
  • Summary: Relying upon the encouragement of the American Commissioners in France, he spent considerable sums of money coming to America to aid in the war for independence. Asks that the Committee of Congress expedite consideration of his...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1779 September 13

13. Document, 1779 September 13

Washington, George, 1732-1799

13. Document, 1779 September 13

  • Name: Washington, George, 1732-1799; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1779 September 13
  • Summary: Received letter of 3 September and papers enclosed. It is unfortunate that the papers were not dealt with sooner.
  • Number of Images: 0
Document, 1780 December 21

14. Document, 1780 December 21

United States. Continental Congress

14. Document, 1780 December 21

  • Name: United States. Continental Congress; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
  • Date: 1780 December 21
  • Summary: "In Congress, 21st Dec. 1780. Ordered, That the President write to our Ministers Plenipotentiary at the Courts of Versailles and Madrid desiring them to apply to the Courts at which they respectively reside to use means for obt...
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Document, 1781 June 15

15. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

15. 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

16. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

16. 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

17. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

17. 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

18. Document, 1781 June 15

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

18. 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

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: 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

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: 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