President Jefferson Letters written to John Adams

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President Jefferson wrote 16 Letters from a total of 1 location - Paris, FRA. President Jefferson wrote a total of 1 person named John Adams. Most of President Jefferson's letters were written in the year 1785. Who did President Jefferson know? View President Jefferson's social graph.

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  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 23 June 1785

    What is become of this Mr. Lambe? I am uneasy at the delay of that business, since we know the ultimate decision of Congress.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 7 July 1785

    We daily expect from the Baron Thulemeyer the French column for our treaty with his sovereign.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 28 July 1785

    Mr. Short sets out immediately. I have put into his hands a letter of instructions how to conduct himself, which I have signed, leaving a space above for your signature.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 31 July 1785

    When the first article of our instructions of May 7th, 1784, was under debate in Congress, it was proposed that neither party should make the other pay, in their ports, greater duties, than they paid in the ports of the other.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 6 August 1785

    I now enclose you a draught of a treaty for the Barbary States, together with the notes Benjamin Franklin left me.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 10 August 1785

    The cause of the balance against this country in favor of England, as well as its amount, is not agreed on. No doubt, the rage for English manufactures must be a principal cause.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 4 September 1785

    Supposing that we should begin with the Emperor of Morocco, a letter to the Emperor and instructions to Mr. Barclay, seemed necessary. I have therefore sketched such outlines for these, as appear to me to be proper.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 19 September 1785

    Lambe has arrived. He brings new full powers to us from Congress, to appoint persons to negotiate with the Barbary States; but we are to sign the treaties.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 24 September 1785

    I transmit you herewith, copies of the papers he brought to us on the subject of the Barbary treaties. You will see by them, that Congress have adopted the very plan which we were proposing to pursue.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 24 September 1785

    The sentiments you therein expressed, were such as were entertained in America till the commercial proclamation, and such as would again return, were a rational conduct to be adopted by Great Britain.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 19 November 1785

    This has led to discussions with the ministers, which give us a hope that we may get the duties taken off in perpetuum. This done, a most abundant market for our oil will be opened by this country

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 27 November 1785

    I sincerely rejoice that Portugal is stepping forward in the business of treaty, and that there is a probability that we may at length do something under our commissions, which may produce a solid benefit to our constituents.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 10 December 1785

    On the arrival of Mr. Boylston, I carried him to the Marquis De La Fayette, who received from him communications of his object. This was to get a remission of the duties on his cargo of oil

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 11 December 1785

    You know the immense amount of Beaumarchais' accounts with the United States, and that Mr. Barclay was authorized to settle them. Beaumarchais had pertinaciously insisted on settling them with Congress.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 27 December 1785

    You have been consulted in the case of the Chevalier de Mezieres, nephew to General Oglethorpe, and are understood to have given an opinion derogatory of our treaty with France.

  • Thomas Jefferson letter to John Adams.

    Paris, FRA - 7 February 1786

    I was perfectly satisfied before I received your letter, that your opinion had been misunderstood or misrepresented in the case of the Chevalier de Mezieres.