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Document, 1785 September 15

41. Document, 1785 September 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1785 September 15
  • Summary: Marbois lost some friends here but his conduct was unexceptionable and Congress has commended him for it. It is hoped that ultimately Luzerne will return as he is thought to have friendly feelings toward the U.S. and already ha...
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Document, 1785 September 15

42. Document, 1785 September 15

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1785 September 15
  • Summary: Marbois lost some friends here but his conduct was unexceptionable and Congress has commended him for it. It is hoped that ultimately Luzerne will return as he is thought to have friendly feelings toward the U.S. and already ha...
  • Number of Images: 2
Document, 1786 August 18

43. Document, 1786 August 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 August 18
  • Summary: Autograph draft. Delays in Congress because of lack of adequate representation. Hopes to be able to send Jefferson information on the consular treaty soon. The federal government should be changed so that the three departments ...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1786 August 18

44. Document, 1786 August 18

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 August 18
  • Summary: Delays in Congress because of lack of adequate representation. Hopes to be able to send Jefferson information on the consular treaty soon. The federal government should be changed so that the three departments of government wou...
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Document, 1786 December 01

45. Document, 1786 December 01

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 December 01
  • Summary: Letters concerning the South Carolina frigate are enclosed; as the legislature of South Carolina feel the Prince of Luxembourg, because of his financial interest, may be of assistance, this matter is called to Jefferson's ...
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Document, 1786 December 13

46. Document, 1786 December 13

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 December 13
  • Summary: The South Carolina frigate was ostensibly owned by the Prince of Luxembourg; the actual owner was the King of France. For this reason, discuss this with Vergennes before mentioning it to the Prince of Luxembourg.
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Document, 1786 December 14

47. Document, 1786 December 14

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 December 14
  • Summary: His intelligence about Sir Guy Carleton's instructions is contrary to that being sent from Europe. There is good reason to suspect a link between the Massachusetts insurgents and Canada, but no link to Britain. Rumors also circ...
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Document, 1786 December 14

48. Document, 1786 December 14

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 December 14
  • Summary: Autograph Draft. His intelligence about Sir Guy Carleton's instructions is contrary to that being sent from Europe. There is good reason to suspect a link between the Massachusetts insurgents and Canada, but no link to Britain....
  • Number of Images: 4
Document, 1786 February 24

49. Document, 1786 February 24

  • Name: Barclay, Thomas (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 February 24
  • Summary: Is leaving for Madrid, and expects to get there in about twelve days. Bondfield has bought two hogsheads of Haut Briers wine for Jefferson. Enclosed in: 12 May 1786, Jefferson to John Jay.
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Document, 1786 January 19

50. Document, 1786 January 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 January 19
  • Summary: Congress does not as yet have a quorum, and thus no resolutions have passed concerning foreign affairs. A disposition prevails to permit Congress to regulate trade, but he feels the procedures for regulation will be the subject...
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Document, 1786 January 19

51. Document, 1786 January 19

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 January 19
  • Summary: The weaknesses of the confederation. Will France aid us on the posts? Britain aiding the Indians against America.
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1786 July 14

52. Document, 1786 July 14

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 July 14
  • Summary: On treaty with Portugal; our government needs to be strengthened; There may be trouble with British and the Indians on northern borders. France still seems to be our faithful ally.
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Document, 1786 July 14

53. Document, 1786 July 14

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 July 14
  • Summary: On treaty with Portugal; our government needs to be strengthened; There may be trouble with British and the Indians on northern borders. France still seems to be our faithful ally.
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1786 June 16

54. Document, 1786 June 16

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 June 16
  • Summary: Hopes France will change her commercial system so as to encourage more trade with the U.S. England seems to have a better understanding of the interests of commerce. No instructions yet on negotiations with the Barbary ...
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Document, 1786 June 16

55. Document, 1786 June 16

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 June 16
  • Summary: Hopes France will change her commercial system so as to encourage more trade with the U.S. England seems to have a better understanding of the interests of commerce. No instructions yet on negotiations with the Barbary ...
  • Number of Images: 3
Document, 1786 May 05

56. Document, 1786 May 05

Document, 1786 May 05

57. Document, 1786 May 05

  • Name: Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Author) Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Addressee)
  • Date: 1786 May 05
  • Summary: Jefferson is right, "the liberty of the press is too important to the public to be restrained for the sake of personal Considerations..." Moreover, people can protect themselves by their good actions, and truth will win out ove...
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Document, 1786 May 05

58. Document, 1786 May 05

Document, 1786 May 05

59. Document, 1786 May 05

Document, 1786 May 10

60. Document, 1786 May 10