The Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States of America: From the Signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, September 10, 1783 to the Adoption of the Constitution, March 4, 1789. Being the Letters of the Presidents of Congress, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs--American Ministers at Foreign Courts, Foreign Ministers Near Congress--reports of the Secretary for Foreign Affairs on Various Letters and Communications; Together with Letters from Individuals on Public Affairs, Volume 2

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Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris February 14 1787
40
Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael Paris June 14 1787
52
John Jay to Thomas Jefferson New York September 8 1787
60
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris August 15 1787
80
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris September 19 1787
86
From the same to the same Paris September 24 1787
92
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris October 8 1787
95
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris November 3 1787
102
From the same to the same private Paris November
110
Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael Paris December
117
Thomas Jefferson to John Adams Paris December 12 1787
120
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris December 31 1787
126
From the same to the same Amsterdam March 13 1788
133
Transmits an act of Congress containing instructions relative to the demands
139
John Jay to Thomas Jefferson June 9 1788
144
From the same to the same Paris May 23 1788
155
Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael Paris May 27 1788
163
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris July 29 1788
173
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris August 6 1787 66
174
From the same to the same Paris August 10 1788
181
Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael Paris August
185
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris August 26 1788
187
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris November 14 1788 193
231
Thomas Jefferson to Count de Montmorin Paris October
240
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris November 29 1788
253
Thomas Jefferson to John Adams Paris December 5 1788
259
From the same to the same Paris January 14 1789
266
From the same to the same Paris March 1 1789
273
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris March 12 1789
275
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris March 15 1789
282
From the same to the same Paris May 12 1789
289
From the same to the same Paris June 24 1789
297
From the same to the same Paris July 19 1789
303
From the same to the same Paris July 23 1789
310
Thomas Jefferson to John Jay Paris August 12 1789
317
From the same to the same Paris September 19 1789
324
From the same to the same Havre September 30 1789
330
From the same to the same London November 13 1783
336
Resolution limiting the period of service to Ministers and others
339
John Adams to John Jay Bath Hotel Westminster May
345
John Adams to John Jay London May 30 1785
365
From the saine to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster August
427
From the same to the same New York November 1 1785
454
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster August
467
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster Sep
475
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square October
478
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster Octo
491
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster Octo
501
John Jay to John Adams New York February 3 1786
510
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square Westminster Novem
525
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square November
533
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square November
534
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square Westminster
539
Lord Caermarthen to John Adams St Jamess December
545
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square December
555
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square January 9 1787 687
558
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square January
560
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square February
563
From the same to the same London June 27 1786
578
Report of Secretary Jay on the letter of 4th March and enclo
591
Secretary Jays Report Draft of a circular letter to the Governors
649
Draft of instructions to Mr Adams on the subject of his letter of
655
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square May 25 1786
659
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square June 6 1786
666
John Adams to John Jay London July 31 1786
670
John Jay to John Adams New York January 17 1787
680
From the same to the same London January 27 1787
693
Report of Secretary Jay July 23 misprinted July 27 1787
727
Report of Secretary Jay on the preceding letter of Mr Adams
733
1787
736
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square May 1 1787
744
John Jay to John Adams Office for Foreign Affairs November 1
745
John Adams to John Jay May 23 1787
751
John Adams to John Jay Grosvenor Square London June
787
From the same to the same Office of Foreign Affairs October
794
John Adams to John Jay London September 10 1787
802
From the same to the same London October 9 1787
809
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square November
817
1787
820
From the same to the same Grosvenor Square February
827
John Jay to John Adams New York February 14 1788
833
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