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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 30, 1783 Settlement of an Officer's Account Colonel De Cambray John Pierce De Cambray empowers Col. Laumoy to settle his accounts with Congress. Notes two particular items of concern: compensation for the cost of hiring a servant and compensation for a journey from Fort Pitt to Charleston on orders in the public service.
June 6, 1784 Settlement of account Captain La Colombe John Pierce Discusses settlement of his account.
December 15, 1784 Discussion of Current European Politics John Adams Henry Knox John Adams sends to Henry Knox a letter in which he discusses European politics.
January 12, 1786 Piracy of the Barbary States, Etc. Thomas Jefferson Nathaniel Greene Jefferson discusses Greene's inquiries regarding the sale of a ship and his arrangements for selling live oaks to European governments. Jefferson also discusses the piracy of the North-African Barbary states and the effect of piracy on U.S. commerce
September 10, 1787 Giving Thanks to General Knox DuPlesses Henry Knox DuPlesses gives effusive thanks to Knox for his attentiveness and friendship during his time in America. Outlines the political situation in Europe.
July 10, 1789 L'Arbitrage Que Vous Aver Propose C. Gardon Thomas Jefferson M. Gardon agrees to a negotiation between Jefferson and His Majesty's ministers.
October 3, 1790 American Debt and Bondholders James Swan Henry Knox Letter, Businessman in Europe asks for Knox to exert his influence on Washington and Jefferson
December 27, 1790 Swan discusses American war debts James Swan [not available] Letter, discusses plan to pay American debt; alludes to Amsterdam bankers.
November 4, 1792 Letter from Frenchman Francisco de Miranda Henry Knox Letter from a Frenchman to Secretary Knox, regarding relations between the United States and France. Talks of their common "love of liberty." Predicts that "America shall become that glorious part of the globe that nature intended her to be."
January 13, 1793 Otto discusses European affairs of state with Knox Louis Otto Henry Knox Letter, discusses French Revolution; alludes to insurrection in England; discusses friendship with Knox.
October 19, 1793 Hickborn discusses politics with Knox Benjamin Hickborn Henry Knox Letter, mentions neutrality proclamation and American courts; mentions canal.
February 6, 1796 Letter in French James Monroe [not available] No available image.
August 21, 1798 Notification of French Intent to Lift Embargo on American Ships Fulwar Skipwith Joseph Fenwick The Consul-General at Paris (Skipwith) informs the consul to Bordeaux (Fenwick) that the French Directory has decided to lift the embargo on American shipping.
May 18, 1800 Federalists Must Support the President, Etc. William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray ruminates on the need for the Federalist Party to support President Adams in the coming election and on the actions of Napoleon in Europe.
July 12, 1800 Infighting of Federalists William Vans Murray Samuel Dexter Alluded to problems within Federalist party which began with the act of the 18th and 25th of February.