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December 9. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
No communication with England. American youth in Europe. Has a
stronger attachment for America.
December 19. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Death of Admiral Ternay. Festivities of the new government.
December 25. Arthur Lee to James WARREN
John Laurens and Dana. Blodget's deposition on the Alliance.
December 28. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Anxiety for her son. Capture of Henry Laurens. Character and ambi-
tion. Again recommends her son.
January 8. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN.
Intercepted letters. Hutchinson's character.
January 1. SAMUEL ADAMS TO James Warren
Sends a letter of James Sullivan to Hancock and a defence of Bowdoin
March 5. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Letters from Europe. Situation of Henry Laurens. Morgan's success.
June 15. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Blodget's error. A minister for foreign affairs. Influence of the tories.
Intrigues at the court of France. His Massachusetts lands.
July 27. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Settlement of accounts. Instructions for peace. What John Adams
should do. His enemies in Congress. Land and Morris.
April 8. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES Warren
Interest on state votes. Results of Deane's exposure. The fishery
question. Admission of Vermont.
July. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Patriotism short lived. Peace commission named. Instructions bind
them to France. Behavior of Spain.
July 2. JOHN Adams to James Warren
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Practice of agriculture. English plans and peace proposals. Weakness
of the present ministry. Rise of stocks.
August 19. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Holland and Spain. Split in the British ministry. Gibraltar, peace and
problems of a peace.
October 7. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Opinion of the Dutch. Politics the same in Europe and America. Im-
provements in husbandry.
October 24. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
The Dutch negotiation. Must be treated in her history. America not
behind Europe in political system. Her son.
November 1. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
The Dutch treaty. Jay and Spain. British cabinet and loyalists.
December 12. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Despatches from France given to Morris. Manners of the place de-
scribed. Preliminary articles of peace and France. Conduct of John
Adams and Jay. Franklin's envy.
December 15. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Sends the preliminary treaty of peace with Great Britain. Sweden in-
vites an alliance. Owe it to Providence. The union of the states.
January 29. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Her annals and the Dutch negotiation. General Warren for Congress.
Results of peace. Treaty of commerce with Great Britain.
February 19. ARTHUR LEE TO James Warren
His Massachusetts lands. Peace. Quotas of states and the Confedera-
March 20. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Peace and a commercial treaty with Great Britain. Influence at work.
Balance of power in Europe and instructions from Congress. Mis-
takes in foreign affairs.
March 21. JOHN ADAMS TO JAmes Warren
Condition of affairs in England. A treaty of commerce. Shelburne
and Vergennes. Baron Breteuil. Policy of Vergennes analysed. Amer-
ica should be an asylum.
April 5. BENJAMIN LINCOLN TO JAMES WARREN.
Apportioning the debts of the United States. Provisions of the Con-
federation. Blacks in the South. Valuation of lands and buildings.
April 9. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Instructions from Congress. Emigrants from Europe. His resignation
and health. Wishes to return. Will not be loved in London.
April 12. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES Warren.
The treaty in Congress. Approaches made by European nations. His
April 13. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMes Warren .
Dr. Franklin and his character.
April 16. JOHN ADAMS TO James Warren
At peace, but not out of danger. Foreign officers and Congress. Lafay-
May 4. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS .
Congratulations on his negotiations. Cannot retire from public service.
Wishes to hear from him.
June 24. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS.
Reception given to the peace. Commercial treaty with Great Britain.
Tories under the treaty. Domestic politics.
August 13. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
A consular appointment. His land. Dana at St. Petersburg.
September 10. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN.
His new appointment. Trade with the West Indies. Dana's return.
Further treaties. Death of James Otis.
September 17. ARTHUR LEE TO JAMES WARREN
Motion on soldiers' clothing.
October 16. Arthur Lee to James Warren .
Consular offices. Strictures on the Philadelphia Address.
September 10. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Wishes to retire. Pomp and parade without effect on him. Death of
October 27. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS.
Politics of European courts. What Congress is doing. Franklin. Trade
November 15. James Warren to John AdamS
Residence of Congress. Abuse of John Temple.
November 26. Jabez Bowen to James Warren
The proposed impost measure. Favors the Confederation.
February 26. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Hancock's conduct. Delegation in the Congress. Deaths. Penobscot
and the Cincinnati.
June 1. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS .
Mrs. Adams goes to Europe. Dependence not pleasing to American
June 30. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES Warren
Young Warren. Jay minister of foreign affairs.
August 8. ARTHUR LEE TO James Warren
Introductions. An Indian treaty.
September 5. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Manners of the Parisians. Pleasure the business of life. Prostitution.
The theatre compared with the English. Etiquette of visits. Auteuil.
Family gossip. War impends.
January 28. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
R. Morris and reduced salaries. Congress well disposed. Imbecility and
subserviency. Usury. Hancock resigns.
May 6. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
Minister to Great Britain. Requirements. His own qualities. Warren,
Dana and Gerry.
April 26. JOHN Adams to James Warren
The Massachusetts elections. John Temple comes to America. Return
of John Quincy Adams. Resignation of Dr. Franklin.
April 27. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Restrictions on commerce and avidity for pleasure. His wish for
retirement. Hancock's resignation. Mrs. Macaulay. Mr. Warren a
June 9. MARTHA WASHINGTON TO MERCY Warren
Mrs. Macaulay Graham. Friendship between Washington and Warren.
July 15. CATHERINE MACAULAY GRAHAM TO MERCY WARREN 257
Remembrances of Milton. Young Warren's return from Spain. Would
live in Boston. Mrs. Washington's letter.
September. MERCY WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Adams, as minister, foretold. Envy. Warren in retirement. Dana and
Gerry. Ambitions of her son.
September 4. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Adams' new employment. Local elections. Temple's position. Frank-
lin's resignation. Young Adams. Scarcity of money.
October 4. JAMES WARREN TO ELBRIDGE GERRY
His time to leave Congress. Consuls and Winslow Warren. Hancock's
gout. A disagreeable accountant.
October 6. JAMES Warren tO JOHN ADAMS
A favor for his son.
October 9. JAMES WARREN TO ELBRIDGE GERRY
His son's wish to be consul.
December 12. JOHN ADAMS To Mercy Warren .
A story of Gibraltar. Existence at Braintree. Afflictions of America.
March 6. NATHANIEL GORHAM TO JAMES WARREN
Settling the public accounts. Representation in Congress. The impost.
Congress and commerce.
May 24. ABIGAIL ADAMS TO MERCY WARRen
Consolation for the death of her son. Mr. Adams' position.
April 30. JAMES Warren to JOHN ADAMS
Winslow's return. The Barbary pirates. The trade in fish. Oil in the
French market. Situation at home. Books wanted.
May 24. JOHN ADAMS TO MERCY WARREN
His situation. A profession better than politics. Warren and public life.
July 4. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES Warren
The Algerine losses. Oil. Pictured ruin of the country. Sends books.
Marriage of his daughter. Confidence wanted.
October 22. JAMES WARREN TO JOHN ADAMS
Anarchy and confusion bordering on a civil war. Situation in the
January 9. JOHN ADAMS TO JAMES WARREN
Change of manners and principles. Some disquisitions on govern-
ment. His own task.