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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 25, 1794 Return the Order to Mr. Paris F. Forrest Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Please to return to Mr. Paris the return [?].
January 21, 1785 Beneficial Effects of the Plaster of Paris, Etc. Benjamin Lincoln Timothy Pickering Lincoln repeatedly thanks Pickering for concern and attention given to him in letters of December 25th and 30th. The illegibility of the majority of the document makes it difficult to decipher much of Lincoln's words, but Lincoln does clearly thank Pickering for the recommendation of plaster of paris for some purpose.
April 2, 1798 Negotiations of War and Peace James McHenry William Smith Refers to government. Possibility of declaration of war or of peace. Mentions Philadelphians who should be in Paris.
May 19, 1796 Introducing a French gentleman to the U.S. Minister to France James McHenry James Monroe McHenry informs Monroe - who is currently serving as the U.S. Minister to France - of a French gentleman who wishes to pay him a visit in Paris.
April 7, 1797 Diplomatic relations with the French Directory James McHenry Samuel Smith Expresses concern over the Directory's order that General Pinckney leave Paris.
April 13, 1798 Instruction for Distribution of Information from Ministers at Paris James McHenry [not available] Discussed settlement of accounts, securing western territory from Spanish and further intrusions. Enclosed a letter from Little Turtle, also enclosed 12 copies of instructions to and dispatches from the Ministers in Paris. McHenry requested Goodhue distribute the papers to posts within his jurisdiction.
September 19, 1797 Report on the journey to Paris and French attitudes toward internal divisions in America Charles Cotesworth Pinckney James McHenry Charles Cotesworth Pinckney informs James McHenry that he and General Marshall are on their way to Paris so that the delay of their journey is not attributed to bad motives. Pinckney reports that the French are very aware of the internal divisions in America on foreign policy and that this may make negotiations very difficult.
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.
June 6, 1784 Settlement of account Captain La Colombe John Pierce Discusses settlement of his account.
March 24, 1797 Rejection of Our Minister to France, Etc. James McHenry George Washington Letters from Pinckney in Paris have arrived. Delacroix has informed Mr. Monroe that the Directory will not receive a minister plenipotentiary until their grievances have been resolved. Pinckney will remain, however, until he receives a direct order to leave France. Congress probably should be called into session and Pinckney directed to make another effort. If he fails again, he should be sent to...
September 11, 1793 Letter to Gouveneur Morris Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Bankson Jefferson wants Bankson to forward a copy of the letter to Gouveneur Morris in Paris, France.
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.
September 29, 1790 Payment of interest to foreign officers Alexander Hamilton Pierre Charles L' Enfant Hamilton examined into the state of the provision for payment of interest to foreign officers and reports that he cannot comply with L'Enfant's wish. Funds have been appropriated for payment of that interest at Paris-end of 1788.
October 20, 1798 Report from London on French Intentions Rufus King Alexander Hamilton King warns Hamilton of his suspicions regarding French intentions with respect to the American navy and the potential for war with France.
February 6, 1796 Letter in French James Monroe [not available] No available image.
September 22, 1797 Conspiracy of French Ministers William Murray James McHenry Renewal of war seems to be the only option. Speaks of conspiracy among French ministers violating law of nations. In depth account of treaty negotiations.
June 11, 1798 Update on the Manning of Cutters and Politics in France Stephen Higginson James McHenry There is a better prospect of the frigate being properly manned. The officers thus far appointed seem to be a good crew. Higginson states they want the "usual arrangements" for service, as far as men, marines, regulations and rations are concerned. They news from Nantes is that Marshal is there and Pinckney was expected. Gerry remained in Paris.
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.
April 12, 1798 Discussion of Diplomatic Events and People William Vans Murray James McHenry Refers to other governments. Mentions dreadful winter and interactions with different people.
July 2, 1796 Appointment of New Minister to France Timothy Pickering George Washington Executive does not have the power to appoint a minister. Additionally controversy and mischief surround current U.S. representative, Monroe. Believe that the current minister should be recalled from Paris and a new person should be appointed. Suggested names of possible new candidates, details on each. Included private letter from Monroe, confiscated, that elucidates his political opinions...
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.
April 12, 1798 Discusses International Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Talks about activities and affairs between the Hague and Philadelphia--who works on what and with whom. Mentions diplomatic relations with several different countries.
July 14, 1797 Discussion of International Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Discussion of international affairs and different types of governments. Mentions treaties, sovereignty, indivisibility, etc. Refers to people and locations and various military and political campaigns.
June 10, 1796 Concerning anonymous letters to the State Department Timothy Pickering James McHenry Concerning anonymous letters to the State Department.
October 24, 1797 On peace negotiations between France and Portugal Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering writes to McHenry on mistakes made in peace negotiations between France and Portugal, and its relation to American diplomats.