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1 Jefferson, Thomas Price, Richard From Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, 7 August 1785 1785-08-07 Your favor of July 2. came duly to hand. The concern you therein express as to the effect of your...
2 Barclay, Thomas American Commissioners Thomas Barclay to the American Commissioners, 7 … 1786-11-07 I wrote to you from Cadiz the 2 nd: of last month, a Copy of which goes under the cover of this...
3 Adams, John Quincy 27th. 1786-05-27 No reciting this morning. I was employed all day in studying mathematics, which are the most...
4 Madison, James The Virginia Plan, 29 May 1787 1787-05-29 The Federal Convention plunged into its momentous assignment without great delay chiefly because...
5 Adams, John Jefferson, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, 10 December 1787 1787-12-10 I last night received, the Ratification of my last Loan and the inclosed Resolution of Congress...
6 St. Andrew’s Society of New York State Hamilton, Alexander Election as Manager of the St. Andrew’s Society, 30 … 1787-11-30 New York, November 30, 1787. On this date at the annual assembly of the St. Andrew’s Society of...
7 Brush, Eliphalet Adams, John Eliphalet Brush to John Adams, 4 February 1785 1785-02-04 Count de Montauto Governor of this City has informed me of the Commissioners having made...
8 Adams, John Quincy 24th. 1786-12-24 Snow’d all night, and this forenoon. I attended meeting all day: Mr. Hilliard preached, but not...
9 Jefferson, Thomas Limozin, André From Thomas Jefferson to André Limozin, 2 September … 1787-09-02 By the inclosed paper I presume there are arrived for me on board the packet three small boxes of...
10 King, Rufus Hamilton, Alexander To Alexander Hamilton from Rufus King, 12 June 1788 1788-06-12 I have made an arrangement to forward by express the result of the convention of New Hampshire to...
11 Franklin, Benjamin Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de From Benjamin Franklin to Vergennes, 12 January 1784 1784-01-12 LS : Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères; AL (draft): Library of Congress I duly...
12 Banister, John, Jr. Jefferson, Thomas [To Thomas Jefferson from John Banister, Jr., 6 August … 1786-08-06 [ Pons, 6 Aug. 1786 . Entered in SJL as received 12 Aug. 1786. Not found; but see TJ to John...
13 Adams, John Quincy 11th. 1787-07-11 This day completes my twentieth year: and yet I am good for nothing, and cannot even carry myself...
14 Lincoln, Benjamin Washington, George To George Washington from Benjamin Lincoln, 4 January … 1789-01-04 I mentioned in my last that our Senators were chosen—This common wealth has been divided into...
15 Jefferson, Thomas Grand & Cie. From Thomas Jefferson to Grand & Cie., 23 April 1789 1789-04-23 I have received your letter wherein you mention that the arrears of interest due from the United...
16 Warren, Mercy Otis Adams, John To John Adams from Mercy Otis Warren, 3 February 1789 1789-02-03 Uncertain whither Mrs. Adams has yet returned from her excursion to N-York I enclose to you:...
17 Dandridge, John Washington, George To George Washington from John Dandridge, 2 April 1789 1789-04-02 I received your letter of the 26th Ultmo, yesterday, with the inclosures—I assure you, that I am...
18 Washington, George Lafayette, Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du … From George Washington to Lafayette, 8 December 1784 1784-12-08 The peregrination of the day in which I parted with you, ended at Marlbro’: the next day, bad as...
19 Washington, George [Diary entry: 18 October 1788] 1788-10-18 Saturday 18th. Thermometer at 60 in the Morning—70 at Noon and 70 at Night. Cloudy morning with...
20 Carrington, Edward Jefferson, Thomas To Thomas Jefferson from Edward Carrington, 23 October … 1787-10-23 New York, 23 Oct. 1787. Introduces Mr. Jarvis, a “Gentleman of New England” who brings this...
21 Jefferson, Thomas Damme, Pieter Bernhard van From Thomas Jefferson to Van Damme, 20 May 1788 1788-05-20 N’ayant point de vos nouvelles depuis mon retour á Paris, je prends la liberté de vous demander...
22 Thévenard, Antoine Jean Marie Jefferson, Thomas To Thomas Jefferson from Thevenard, 6 October 1786 1786-10-06 J’ai reçû le Portrait du Général Washington par Detems aprés La Lettre dont votre Excéllence m’a...
23 Jefferson, Thomas Key, John [From Thomas Jefferson to John Key, 9 May 1784] 1784-05-09 [ Annapolis, 9 May 1784 . Entry in SJL reads: “J. Key. Extract from my Cash book—additional...
24 Washington, George Biddle, Clement From George Washington to Clement Biddle, 28 October … 1786-10-28 Letter not found: to Clement Biddle, 28 Oct. 1786. On 5 Nov. Biddle wrote GW : “I have your...
25 Washington, George [Diary entry: 2 August 1786] 1786-08-02 Wednesday 2d. Mercury at 65 in the Morning—70 at Noon and 70 at N. Much rain had fallen in the...
26 Buchanan, James Jefferson, Thomas To Thomas Jefferson from James Buchanan and William … 1785-03-20 The active part which you took before your departure from Virginia, as a director of the public...
27 Moyston, Edward Washington, George To George Washington from Edward Moyston, 4 April 1787 1787-04-04 As the Convention of the States is expected to meet in this City in the next Month, I make bold...
28 Adams, John Quincy 24th. 1785-08-24 One of the breast plates was broke, and we were obliged to send it a mile and half to be mended...
29 Washington, George [Diary entry: 27 January 1786] 1786-01-27 Friday 27th. Thermometer at 30 in the Morning— at Noon and at Night. Clear and pleasant all day;...
30 Knox, Henry Washington, George To George Washington from Henry Knox, 27 March 1789 1789-03-27 The house of Representatives want Yet four members and the Senate two. The first will not be...
31 Washington, George Moore, William Duke From George Washington to William Duke Moore, 3 … 1783-12-03 Mrs Bingham has done me the honor to deliver me your Letter of the 15 March with the Seal you...
32 Adams, John Quincy 17th. 1786-06-17 This day, the Bridge over Charlestown Ferry was compleated, and as the same day 11 years agone,...
33 Jefferson, Thomas Beaufain, Berenger de From Thomas Jefferson to Berenger de Beaufain, 18 … 1787-12-18 Je viens de recevoir l’honneur de votre lettre du 7me courant, et j’ai celui de vous informer que...
34 Lafayette, Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du … Adams, John To John Adams from the Marquis de Lafayette, 22 … 1786-02-22 I Have Been Honoured with Your favour By Mr̃ Joy to Whom I Will Readily Render Every Service in...
35 Jefferson, Thomas Lewis, Nicholas [From Thomas Jefferson to Nicholas Lewis, 11 November … 1784-11-11 [ Paris, 11 Nov. 1784 . Entry in SJL reads: “N. Lewis. Country along Seine—abjection of...
36 Washington, George Farm Reports: Statement of Crops for 1789 1789-01-01 AD , DLC:GW . For background to this document, see Farm Reports, 6–12 Dec. 1789, source note . A...
37 Deakins, William Jr. Washington, George To George Washington from William Deakins, Jr., 25 … 1787-01-25 Your favor of the 13th Current did not come to hand till the day before Yesterday, I fear I shall...
38 Jay, John John Jay: Account of Conversation with Franklin … 1783-09-01 AD : Columbia University Library Dr. Franklin lived at Pha. in the Neighbourhood of Mr Boudinot...
39 Jefferson, Thomas Adams, John From Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 7 July 1785 1785-07-07 This will accompany a joint letter inclosing the draught of a treaty, and my private letter of...
40 Adams, John Quincy 31st. 1787-07-31 A cold north-east storm. Reading and writing all day. Wrote a letter to my mother, and one to my...
41 Washington, George Heintz, Jean, chevalier de From George Washington to Heintz, 21 January 1784 1784-01-21 As soon as I had the honor of receiving your Letter containing a proposal of the order of the...
42 Jefferson, Thomas La Vingtrie, Bayard de From Thomas Jefferson to La Vingtrie, 12 February 1788 1788-02-12 Je ne connois personne ici, Monsieur, qui a des terres à vendre en Amérique, et meme s’il y en...
43 Jefferson, Thomas Coffyn, Francis From Thomas Jefferson to Francis Coffyn, 8 August 1787 1787-08-08 I was informed in the course of the last year that there was in the prison of Dunkirk a person of...
44 Adams, John Jay, John From John Adams to John Jay, 30 November 1786 1786-11-30 Your Favour of the fourth of october, I have had the Honour to receive, and have dispatched the...
45 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 November 1788] 1788-11-08 Saturday 8th. Thermometer at 52 in the Morning—62 at Noon and 62 at Night. Clear all day, with...
46 Bariatinskoy, Prince Ivan Sergeevich Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Bariatinskii, 9 September … 1783-09-09 L : American Philosophical Society Le Prince Bariatinskoy a l’honneur de remercier Monsieur...
47 Adams, John Quincy 31st. 1786-05-31 Election day. This is a day of great festivity throughout the Country. The last Wednesday in May,...
48 Tilghman, Tench Washington, George To George Washington from Tench Tilghman, 25 August … 1785-08-25 I am honored with your favor of the 17th. Altho’ the greater part of the Cargo of the Ship Pallas...
49 Bariatinskii, Ivan Sergeevich Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Bariatinskii, 22 December … 1783-12-22 LS : American Philosophical Society Around December 14, Major Pierre-Charles L’Enfant arrived in...
50 Remsen, Henry, Jr. Adams, John To John Adams from Henry Remsen, Jr., 14 December 1787 1787-12-14 Mr. Jay having been, and still continuing too much indisposed to attend to Business, has directed...