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Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, esq. March 31, 1782

104

to ditto, April 5, 1782

105.

to Robert R. Livingston, esq. April 8, 1782 - 107

to ditto, April 12, 1782

108

to the Hon. H. Laurens, esq. April 12, 1782 109

COMMISSION to Messrs. Adams, Franklin, Jay,

Laurens, and Jefferson, 15th June, 1781

110

Monsieur de Rayneval to Dr. Franklin, April 12, 1782 112

Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, Esq. April 13, 1782

- 114

to J. Adams, esq. April 13, 1782

- 115

D. Hartley esq. to Dr. Franklin, May 1, 1782

? 116

BREVIATE (enclosed in the above) Feb.7, 1782 S 122

PRIVATE JOURNAL of Dr. Franklin, begun May 9,
1782

125

Dr. Franklin to Lord Shelburne, March 22, 1782 - 126

Lord Shelburne to Dr. Franklin, April 6, 1782

· 127

Henry Laurens, esq. to ditto, April 7, 1782

• 128

Dr. Franklin to Monsieur le Comte de Vergennes, April 15,
1782

130

to Lord Shelburne, April 18, 1782

- 132

Notes of Conversation

· 136

to J. Adams, esq. April 20, 1782

- 139

to H. Laurens, esq. April 20, 1782

140

J. Adams, esq. to Dr. Franklin, April 16, 1782

142

Dr. Franklin to J. Adams, esq. April 20, 1782

144

J. Adams, esq. to Dr. Franklin, May 2, 1782

146

H. Laurens, esq. to Dr. Franklin, April 30, 1782

- 148

Lord Shelburne to Dr. Franklin, April 28, 1782

- 150

Dr. Franklin to the Count de Vergennes, May 4,-1782 153

Count de Vergennes to Dr. Franklin, May 5, 1782

ib,

Dr. Franklin to J. Adams, esq. May 8, 1782

• 155

C. J. Fox, esq. to Dr. Franklin, May 1, 1782

· 156

Dr. Franklin to the Right Hon. C. J. Fox, esq. May 10,
1782

161

to Lord Shelburne, May 10, 1782

- 162

to ditto, May 13, 1782

- 164

D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, (London) May 3, 1782 167

Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, esq. May 13, 1782

ib.
Henty Laurens, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Ostend, May 17,
1782

- 171

Dr. Franklin to H. Laurens, esq. May 25, 1782

• 173

D. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, May 13, 1782 1177

PROPOSED PRELIMINARIES, May, 1782

179

to Dr. Franklin, May 25, 1782

- 183

Lord Shelburne to Dr. Franklin, May 21, 1782

- 185

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Lord Shelburne to Dr. Franklin, May 26, 1782

- 185

Dr. Franklin to Mr. Grenville, May 31, 1782

- 189

to J. Adams, esq. June 2, 1782

· 190

Lord Shelburne to R. Oswald, esq. May 21, 1782 - 194

MEMORANDUMs written by Lord Shelburne - 195

Col. Hartley to Dr. Franklin, May 24, 1782

• 199

R. Oswald, esq. to Dr. Franklin, June 5, 1782

• 200

Dr. Franklin to R. Oswald, esq. June 6, 1782

201

Extract from the London Evening Post of May 30,

1782

202

to R. Oswald, esq. June 11, 1782

• 206

The Marquis de la Fayette to Dr. Franklin, June 20, 1782 215

J. Adams, esq. to Dr. Franklin, June 13, 1782

217

Dr. Franklin to Robert R. Livingston, esq. June 25, 1782 220

to the Hon. Robert Morris, esq. June 25, 1782 222

to R. Oswald, esq. June 27, 1782

223

Dr. Franklin to Robert R. Livingston, esq. June 28, 1782 225

to Dr. Cooper, June 28, 1782

- 227

to Henry Laurens, esq. July 2, 1782

- 229

Governor Pownall to Dr. Franklin, July 5, 1782

- 230

to the Hon. Mr. Hobart, July 2, 1782

- 232

Memorandum, by David Hartley, esq. July 8, 1782 238

The Marquis de la Fayette to Dr. Franklin, July 9, 1782 239

Dr. Franklin to the Marquis de la Fayette, July 9, 1782 239

to David Hartley, esq. July 10, 1782

ib.

to Benjamin Vaughan, esq. July 10, 1782 - 241

to ditto, July 11, 1782

242

to R. Oswald, esq. July 12, 1782

243

to Lord Shelburne, July 12, 1782

244

to the Marquis de la Fayette, July 24, 1782

ib.

D. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, July 26, 1782

• 245

Lord Grantham to Dr. Franklin, July 26, 1782

- 246

Lord Shelburne to Dr. Franklin, July 27, 1782

• 247

Dr. Franklin to R. Oswald, esq. July 28, 1782

ib.

to Count de Vergenbes, August 8, 1782

: 249

Count de Vergennes to Dr. Franklin, August 8, 1782 ib.
Dr. Franklin to Robert R. Livingston, esq. August 12,
1782

250

D. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, August 16, 1782

251

Dr. Franklin to John Jay, esq. Sept. 4, 1782

253

R. Oswald, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Sept. 5, 1782

ib.

Right Hon. Thomas Townshend to R. Oswald, esq.

Sept. 1, 1782

254

D. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Sept. 7, 1782

ib.

Dr. Franklin to R. Oswald, esq. Sept. 8, 1782 -

- 255

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Dr. Franklin to the Earl of Grantham, Sept. 11, 1782 256

to David Hartley, esq. Sept. 17, 1782

ib.

R. Oswald, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Sept. 24, 1782

- 257

Right Hon. Thomas Townshend to R. Oswald, esq. Sept.

20, 1782

258

Dr. Franklin to the Hon. Robert R. Livingston, esq.

ib.

Sept. 26, 1782

COMMISSION to R. Oswald, esq. Sept. 21, 1782 259

to the Hon. Robert R. Livingston, Oct. 14, 1782 262

to His Exellency J. Adams, esq. Oct. 15, 1782 263

Right Hou. Thomas Townshend to Dr. Franklin, Oct. 23,

1782

264

Dr. Franklin to the Right Hon. T. Townshend, Nov. 4,

1782

265

Henry Strachey, esq. to the ministers plenipotentiary, of

the United States. Paris, Nov. 5, 1782 - 266

The Ameri- answer to the foregoing, Nov. 6, 1782 · 267

to R. Oswald, esq. Nov. 6, 1782

ib.

ters in

Article proposed by the American Ple-

nipotentiaries

268

FACTS (in support of the foregoing) - 269

Dr. Franklin to Richard Oswald, esq. Nov. 26, 1782 270

Resolve of Congress of Sept. 10, 1782

ib.

Bill proposed by the Assembly of the State

of Pennsylvania, Sept. 18, 1782 - 271

B. Vaughan, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Nov. 27, 1782

· 276

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, Nov. 29, 1782 278

ARTICLES agreed on between R. Oswald, esq. and

the Commissioners of the United States of Ame-

rica, Nov. 30, 1782

Separate Article

- 282

Dr. Franklin

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to Robert R. Livingston, esq. Dec. 5, 1782 283

PROPOSED ARTICLES enclosed in the fore-

going

- 287

BRITISH Pass for the ship Washington

290

The American Plenipotentiaries to Robert R. Livingston,

esq. Dec. 14, 1782. Containing remarks on the

treaty

- 291

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, Dec. 15, 1782 - 294

Count de Vergennes to Dr. Franklin, in answer

- 295

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, Dec. 17, 1782 - 296

Count de Vergennes to Dr. Franklin, Dec. 25, 1782 - 298

Dr. Franklin to Richard Oswald, esq. Jan. 14, 1783 - 302

PROPOSITION relative to privateering

- 303

Count de Vergennes to Dr. Franklin, Jan. 18, 1783 - 307

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, Jan. 18, 1783

. ib.

B. Vaughan, esq. to Dr. Franklin, Paris, Jan. 18, 1783

Dr. Franklin to J. Adams, esq. Jan. 19, 1783

309

Mr. Fitzherbert's Commission to treat with France ib.

DECLARATION by the American Plenipotentiaries 311

Copy of the first and the twenty-second Articles of

the Preliminary Treaty between France and Great

Britain

313

AMERICAN PASSPORT for British ships

314

PROCLAMATION OF THE KING OF GREAT BRI-

TAIN

FOR THE CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES,

14th Feb. 1783

315

Alleyne Fitzherbert, esq. to the American Ministers, Feb.
18, 1783

317

DECLARATION OF THE CESSATION OF ARMS

ON THE PART OF AMERICA, 20th Feb. 1783 318

David Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, March 12, 17,83 - 320

CONCILIATORY PROPOSITIONS, March, 1783 321

SKETCH OF A PROVISIONAL TREATY OF COM-

MERCE

323

BREVIATE of the Treaty

- 325

Dr. Franklin to David Hartley, esq. March 23, 1783

326

D. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin, March 31, 1783

327

SUPPLEMENTAL TREATY proposed

328

Paper enclosed in the foregoing letter

330

Right Hon. C. J. Fox to B. Franklin, April 19, 1783 ib.

THREE ARTICLES proposed by the American mi-

nisters, April 29, 1783

- 332

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, May 5, 1783 - 333

to D. Hartley, esq. May 8, 1783

- 334

Hon. C. J. Fox to David Hartley, esq. May 9, 1783 335

MEMORIAL to Lord Shelburne, May 3, 1783 ib.

MEMORIAL to the Right Hon. C. J. Fox, April

11, 1783

340

COMMISSION to D. Hartley, esq. 14th May, 1783 342

ORDER IN COUNCIL, May 14, 1783

344

Mr. Hartley's Observations and Propositions, May

21, 1783

346

PROPOSED AGREEMENT

349

Mr. Temple Franklin to David Hartley, esq. May 21, 1783 350

Henry Laurens, esq. to the American Plenipotentiaries,

Dover, 10th June, 1783

351

PROCLAMATION OF THE KING, 6th June, 1783 ib.

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D. Hartley, esq. to the American Ministers, June 14, 1783

MEMORIAL of David Hartley, esq. June 1, 1783,

(enclosed in the foregoing)

359

Henry Laurens, esq. to the American Plenipotentiaries,

London, June 17, 1783

364

-From the same to the same, June 20, 1783

367

- Mr. Hartley's Six Propositions for the Definitive

Treaty

:- 368

Answer to ditto

- 369

Dr. Franklin to Henry Laurens, esq: July 6, 1783 - 370

The American Ministers to D. Hartley, esq. July 17, 1783 371

to R. R. Livingston, esq. July, 1783

- 373

Dr. Franklin to the same, July 22, 1783

· 379

The American Ministers to the same, July 27, 1783 - 385

David Hartley, esq. to the American Ministers, Paris, Au-

gust 12, 1783

- 386

Answer to the foregoing

- 387

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, August 16, 1783

Monsieur de Rayneval to Dr. Franklin, Versailles, August

29, 1783

388

D. Hartley, esq. to the American Ministers, August 29, 1783 ib.

Answer to the foregoing

389

DEFINITIVE TREATY between Great Britain and the

United States of America, signed' at Paris the 3d

day of Sept. 1783

ib.

David Hartley, esq. to the American Ministers, Sept. 4,

1783

391

Answer to the foregoing, Sept. 5, 1783

- 392

Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, esq. Sept. 7, 1783

- 393

to the same, Sept. 6, 1783

- 394

to the Right Hon. C. J. Fox, esq. Sept. 5, 1783 - 395

to D. Hartley, esq. Sept. 7, 1783

- 396

E. Boudinot, esq. to Dr. Franklin, enclosed in the foregoing ib.

The American Ministers to D. Hartley, esq. Sept. 7, 1783 397

to Elias Boudinot, esq. President of Congress, Sept.

10, 1783

398

Þ. Hartley, esq. to Dr. Franklin ; Bath, Sept. 24, 1783 404

to the same, Oct. 4, 1783

· 405

Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, esq. Oct. 16, 1783

- 407

to the same, Oct. 22, 1783

408

to the Hon. Rob. Morris, esq. Dec. 25, 1783

to His Excellency Thomas Mifflin, President of

Congress, Dec. 25, 1783

410

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