Forwarding of Extract from Jays Treaty Relating to Massachusetts Borders

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Date October 7, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Adams (primary)
Summary Transmits extract from Jay's Treaty relative to the frontiers of Massachusetts.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Second collection duplicates the first, and itself.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Adams; Henry Knox; Mr. Jay; John Jay; Secretary of State; Governor of Massachusetts; President of United States; George Washington;
Related Places War Department; London; Massachusetts frontier; Canada; ;
Keywords your Excellency; extract of a letter; President of the United States; the Agreement; frontiers of Massachusetts; the Status quo; the peace of 1783; All encroachments since that period; Jay's Treaty; ;
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War department
October 7, 1794
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit your Excellency the extract of a Letter from Mr. Jay dated London 12 of July 1794, with a request in behalf of the President of the United States that the Agreement which it specifies should be duly observed as it respects the frontiers of Massachusetts.
The Statu quo, as it existed immediately after the peace of 1783, is to be inviolably observed. All encroachments since that period are to be abandoned.
I have the honor to be with great respect Your Excellency's obedient Servant
H Knox
Secy of War
His Excellency
Samuel Adams
Governor of Massachusetts