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July 26. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Alteration in the state. Congressional representatives. Should take
Canada. Offer of peace from Great Britain.
August 4. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Congress and the conciliatory bills. British control of the sea. The re-
ligious prejudice. A forecast of the future.
August 9. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Dana's return and Warren's business.
August 18. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Ceremonials. Naval matters and rumors. Hancock and the Rhode
August 25. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Captains Manley, and Landais. The Rhode Island expedition. Aid to
the French fleet. Return of Hancock.
August 29. HANNAH WINTHROP TO MERCY WARREN
Movement of troops. Phillips festivity.
September 2. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Appearance of a fleet. Rancor against the French.
September 22. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Introducing Ebenezer Hazard and his scheme.
September 30. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Contempt an excellent antidote. Proposed admission of loyalists.
Hancock and the French. Toasts and explanation.
October 7. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
News and events. D'Estaing at Rhode Island. French sailors and to-
ries' estates. The General court. Hancock.
October 15. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Warren's retirement. Great change of manners. The French fleet en-
tertains. D'Estaing and Lafayette. Mrs. Holker. Franklin and the
October 20. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN .
Toasts at the dinner to the French, Superior respect for general and
army. Count Pulaski.
October 25. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS.
Envious spirit abroad. British and French fleets. Luxury and extrava-
gance. Resignation from Navy Board and reasons. Captain Brown's
wishes. Money wanted. Repairs to the French fleet.
October 28. JAMES WARREN TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS 61
Letter of resignation.
November 5. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Advice has weight. Introduces Mr. Temple.
November 8. ELBRIDGE GERRY TO JAMES WARREN
Marine Committee and Manley. Increase of salary of Navy Board.
Speculators and folly.
November 9. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
His letter of resignation. Navy Board's future. Letter to be suspended.
Picture of Boston.
November 23. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN.
News from John Adams. Dissatisfaction of A. Lee. Public corruption.
December 2. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Merit of modesty.
December 5. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Ambition and avarice. Lee, Franklin and Deane. Commercial specu-
December 8. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Matters of money. The repairs to the French fleet.
December 10. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Death of James Otis.
December 15. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Possible loss of letters. Expects a narration of customs, manners and
genius of nations. Mr. Warren still in Navy Board. Death of Otis.
December 16. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Folly and wickedness stalk abroad. Anniversary celebration. Dele-
gates in Congress.
January 1. JAMES WARREN TO John ADAMS
Deane's letter. Tends to less public confidence in Congress.
January 19. MERCY WARREN TO ABIGAIL ADAMS
On death of father. Her visitor.
February 12. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Is promoting the cause of truth. Deane's Address. Court in session.
Matters of the Navy Board. Situation of the ships. Money.
February 25. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Deane's Address and its effects on policy. Currency theonly enemy
Remedy simple. Raging delirium and corruption
February 28. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Great opinion of Dana. Is an old-fashioned fellow. Opposition to Wash-
ington. The Navy Board.
March 6. RICHARD HENRY LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Is thankful for the Jesuits' bark. Deane and his adherents.
March 19. MERCY WARREN TO ABIGAIL ADAMS
Muses have deserted her. John Adams honest. Young Abigail.
March 30. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Ingenuity of politicians exhausted on peace proposals. Danger of peace
on bad terms. Military operations. General Gates.
March 31. GEORGE WASHINGTON TO JAMES WARREN
Business has prevented his writing. Bad effect of depreciation of cur-
rency, stock-jobbing and party discussions. The remedy. Designs of
June 6. JAMES WARREN TO MERCY WARREN
. Writes to a saint. On going to Congress. Ships coming in.
June 13. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Little news from Europe. Military movements. Increasing the army.
Prices and extravagance. A tax voted. Naval affairs. The French fleet
in the West Indies. Hancock. Party ready to oust him.
June 15. JAMES LOVELL TO JAMES WARREN
Depends upon the virtuous few. Fisheries in the treaty of peace. The
money problems. Disposition made for John Adams.
July 13. JAMES LOVELL TO JAMES WARREN
Question of the fisheries and peace. A communication from Gerard.
Backwardness to serve in Congress. Charleston.
July 29. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS .
Letters. British in Carolina. Sullivan's western expedition and British
ravaging. Naval matters and the currency. A constitution to be
framed. Elkanah Watson.
July 29. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Multitude of correspondents. Spirit of party. Death of John Win-
August 6. MERCY WARREN TO ABIGAIL ADAMS
Congratulations on a reunited family. Counts upon a visit.
August 13. JAMES LOVELL TO JAMES WARREN
A paper in circulation. A French letter on John Adams. Ought not to
come as a delegate. The prospect of peace.
September [?]. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Very little intelligence from America. A demagogue and band of specu-
lators. Professor Winthrop.
September 11. John ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Judges proposed. Recommends Richard Cranch.
December - JAMES WARREN TO JAMES LOVELL
Malevolence of an attack upon him. Dearth of foreign news. Massa-
chusetts members of Congress.
January 25. ELBRIDGE GERRY TO JAMES WARREN
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Policy of America rests on a navy. Removal of Congress. Economy
and resources. Letter on “Appreciation." A new Quartermaster Gen-
February 23. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Names of French vessels for America. Arrival of Gerard, Jay and Car-
michael at Cadiz. British debt.
February 28. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Lafayette going to Boston. Spain and Holland.
February 28. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
The Alexanders and Jonathan Williams. Americans in Paris. Gellée's
letter. Envy and treachery surround them. Lord Chesterfield's Letters.
March 16. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Incidents and dangers of his voyage. Talk about him in England.
March 18. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Introduces Petry. French plans. Rodney's fortune. Hessians and the
tree of Cracovie.
April 2. MERCY WARREN TO JAMES WARREN .
Franklin's character. Lee's pamphlet.
June 23. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Loss of Charleston. The Gordon riots.
July 11. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS,
Effect of the capture of Charleston. A success for our arms. Bowdoin
and Hancock rival candidates for governor. Raynal's History,
July 19. JAMES WARREN TO John ADAMS.
Arrival of British goods and politics involved. Matter of trade permits.
August 3. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Account not settled. The fleets and privateers.
September 17. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Result of the elections. The secretaryship.
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October 12. JAMES WARREN TO John ADAMS .
Loss of letters. Arnold's treason. Situation of the armies and fleets.
Taxes and specie. The new government. Bowdoin. The Continental
navy and Landais. Delegates to Congress.
October 30. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Good disposition of Congress. Detention of clothing from France. Is
charged with the fault. Franklin's recall. Retreat of Cornwallis.
November 2. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Elections completed. Boston's neglect of Adams. The elected and
November 15. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Son has been captured by British. Recommends him. His objects in
going to Europe. Politics in Massachusetts. Worship of Hancock.
November 20. SAMUEL ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
The tongue of malice. Charge against him is untrue. Avery and the
secretaryship. Cooper's conduct.
November 22. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS .
Governing powers in Massachusetts. Persons marked for sacrifice.
Vermont and Canada. The French fleet.
December 4. JAMES WARREN TO SAMUEL ADAMS
Inattention to public principles. Convention at Hartford. Washington
as dictator. Supplies for the army.
December 5. JAMES LOVELL TO JAMES WARREN
Naval affairs starved. News from Spain.
December 9. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Great Britain must be renounced forever. Policy of the Dutch. Ray-