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The Marquis de Lafayette to B. Franklin. Havre,

August 29th,'1779, - - - - - 104

Acknowledging the reception of the sword.

To James Lovell. Passy, September 30th, 1779, 105

Supplies.-Receives nothing himself.

To Mr Bridgen. Passy, October 2d, 1779, -106

Devices on coins.

To John Jay, President of Congress. Passy, Octo-

ber 4th, 1779,
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108

Beaunarchais's accounts.--Supplies.-M. Ncufville's

offers of a loan.--Demands of Mr Ross, Mr Izard,

and Mr Lee.- Inactivity of the combined fleets.--

Relations of Holland and England.-Favorable dis-

position of Portugal.-Exchange of prisoners.-

Jones's cruise in the English waters.- Complaints

of French officers returning froin America.--Com-

plaints against American cruisers.—Luxury of the

Americans.- Monument to General Montgomery -

Supplies from Spain.

To James Lovell. Passy, October 17th, 1779, - 118

Jones's cruise.—Mr Lee and Mr Deane.-Prospect of

peace.- Return of Commodore Jones.

To R. Bernstorf, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Den-

mark. Passy, December 22d, 1779, - - 121

Remonstrates against the seizure of the American

prizes in the ports of Norway.

To David Hartley. Passy, February 2d, 1780, - 125

America will not treat without her allies.--His former

offers to pay for the tea destroyed in Boston.--Indis-

position to peace on the part of England.--Ex-

change of prisoners. - British barbarities in Amer.

ica.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. Philadelphia, Feb-

ruary 24th, 1780, . - - - - - 128

Drafts merely riominal.

To Samuel Huntington, President of Congress.

Passy, March 4th, 1780, -

Seizure of the prizes in Norway.--Quarrel between

Commodore Jones and Captain Landais.- Neces.

sity of appointing a consul.--Exchange of prison-

ers.-Prospects of England.-Supplies of France.

From R. Bernstorf, Minister of Foreign Affairs in

Denmark, to B. Franklin, Copenhagen, March

8th, 1780, - - - - - - -

On the seizure of the American prizes.

To James Lovell. Passy, March 16th, 1780, - 135

Proposed convention in London.-fairs of England.

VOL. III. B

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To Joseph Reed, President of the State of Penn-

sylvania. Passy, March 19th, 1780, - - 137

Mr Pultney.-Errors corrected.

Count de Vergennes to B. Franklin. Versailles,
May 11th, 1730, - - - - - 140

Recommending the Baron d'Arendt.

To the Judges of the Admiralty at Cherbourg.

Passy, May 16th, 1780, - - - - 140

Requesting the release of the neutral ship Flora ; the

cargo, if English, may be condemned.
To the President of Congress. Passy, May 22d,

1780, - - - - - - - 141

Recommending the Baron d'Arendt.

To an Agent of American Cruisers. Passy, May

30th, 1780, - - - - - - 142

Free ships make free goods.

To the President of Congress. Passy, May 31st,

1780, -

Complains of the trouble of maritime affairs.—Diffi-

culty of meeting the drafts.-Accounts of the Com-

missioners.-- American prizes in Danish ports.

Capture of neutral vessels with English cargoes.-

European powers have adopted the rule, that free

ships make free goods.-Unfavorable disposition in

Europe towards England. Difficulties in the ex-

change of prisoners.

To the President of Congress. Passy, June 1st, 1780, 149

Recommending Commodore Jones.

To C. W. F. Dumas. Passy, June 5th, 1780, - 149

Respecting neutral ships.—Expresses a wish that all

private property and all private individuals might be

unmolested.-Letter of General Clinton.

Count de Vergennes to B. Franklin. Versailles,

June 30th, 1780, - - - - - 152

Orders to M. de la Luzerne relative to the French

holders of American paper money.

Committee of Foreign Affairs to B. Franklin. Phil-

"adelphia, July 11th, 1780, - - - - 153

Making new drafts.

Committee of Foreign Affairs to B. Franklin. Phil-

adelphia, July 11th, 1780, - - - - 154

Mr Laurens appointed to negotiate a loan in Hol-

land.

Committee of Foreign Affairs to B. Franklin. Phil-

adelphia, July 11th, 1780, - - - - 155

Communicating the acknowledgment of Congress for

the attentions of the French Consul in Bergen.

Committee of Foreign Affairs to H. Dohrman, mer-

chant, Lisbon. Philadelphia, July 11th, 1780, 155

Informing him of his appointment as agent of Con-

gress for the relief of Americans in distress.
* David Hartley to B. Franklin. London, July 17th,

1780, . - -

Enclosing a copy of a conciliatory bill, rejected in the

House of Commons.

To C. W. F. Dumas. Passy, July 26th, 1780, - 159

Messrs Neufville.-Capture of Charleston of little con.

sequence.

To the President of Congress. Passy, August 9th,

1780,

Disputes of Landais and Jones.-Necessity of appoint-

ing consuls.—Mr Adams offends the French Court.

- The armed neutrality.

To James Lovell. Passy, August 10th, 1780, - 167

Little value of pretended confidential information of

secrets of State.--Transmits copies of instruments

annulling the eleventh and twelfth articles.

James Lovell to B. Franklin Philadelphia, Au-

gust 15th, 1780, - - - - - - 169

Notifying Dr Franklin of bills to be drawn on him.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. Sept. 7th, 1780, - 170

Enclosing proceedings of Congress relative to new

drafts.-Increase of taxes for the innprovement of

the currency.

To C. W. F. Dumas. Passy, Oct. 2d, 1780, - 171

Relative to M. Dumas's appointment and services.

To C. W. F. Dumas. Passy, Oct. 9th, 1780, - 172

Has recommended M. Dumas to Mr Laurens as Se-

cretary.-Requests advice as to the manner of apply-

ing to the States-General.

James Lovell to B. Franklin Philadelphia, Octo-

ber 28th, 1780,

- - - - - 173

Requesting him to transmit certain papers to Mr Jay

at Madrid.

To Sir Grey Cooper, Baronet, Secretary to the

Treasury of Great Britain. Passy, November

7th, 1780, - - - - - - - 174

Requesting relief for Mr Laurens, prisoner in the Tower.

Charles Vernon, Lieutenant Governor of the Tower

of London, to Sir Grey Cooper. Hampstead,

November 27th, 1780, - - - - - 175

Mr Laurens's treatment in the Tower.

Sir Grey Cooper to B. Franklin. London, Noven-

ber 29th, 1780, - - -

- - 176

Respecting Mr Laurens; enclosing the preceding.

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Instructions from Congress to B. Franklin. In Con-

gress, November 29th, 1780, - - - 176

To James Lovell. Passy, December 2d, 1780, - 179

Agrees to furnish the French troops in America with .

provisions, in order to meet the drafts of Congress.

To the President of Congress. Passy, December

2d, 1780, - -

- - - - 180

Recommending the furnishing of provisions to the

French troops.

To the President of Congress. Passy, December

3d, 1780, - - - - - - -

Mr Laurens's captivity.--Memorial of Sir Joseph

Yorke.-Delays in sending supplies.-Capture of a

Portuguese ship with English property by an Amer-

ican armed vessel.–Recommends that neutral ships

be not molested.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. Philadelphia, De-

cember 21st, 1780, - - - - - 184

Mr Palfrey appointed Consul to France.

Additional instructions from Congress to B. Frank-

lin. In Congress, December 27th, 1780, - 185

To Count de Vergennes. Passy, Feb. 13th, 1781, 156

Transmitting letters of Congress to the King.-Com-

municates the instructions of Congress.-Critical

situation of America.-Quotes a letier of General

Washington on this subject.-Disappointment in

supplies expected from Spain.—Danger to Europe

if America is recovered by England. ---Necessity of

immediate aid.

To Count de Vergennes. Passy, March 6th, 1781, 189

Instructed to apply for an early answer to the appli.

cation of Congress for more aid.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. March 9th, 1781, - 189

Proceedings of Congress on several subjects.

To M. de Rayneval, Secretary to the Council of

State. Passy, March 11th, 1781, - - - 190

Relative to supplies.

To the President of Congress. Passy, March 12th,

1781,

Relating his proceedings in obedience to his instruc-

tions; the King of France grants a further sum of

six millions; France declines the mediation of Rus-

sia and Austria.- Requests to be relieved from pub-

lic duties on account of his age and infirmities.-Re-

commends his grandson, William Temple Franklin,

to Congress.

To Francis Lewis and the Board of Admiralty.

Passy, March 17th, 1751,

- 197

Om of Captain

Account of the squadron and expedition of Captain

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Jones; disposition of the prizes; affair with Cap-
tain Landais; the Ministry wished it to be consid-

cred an American expedition.

Agreement between Captain John Paul Jones and

the officers of the squadron, - -

- 205

James Lovell to B. Franklin. March 31st, 1781, 207'

Military operations.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. Philadelphia, May

9t!, 1781, - -

- - 209

Desiring the exchange of Mr Gouverneur and Dr With-

erspoon.

To M. de Lafayette. Passy, May 14th, 1781, - 209

Expedition against Arnold.--- English policy.--Ap-

pointment of his successor to the Court of France.

To the President of Congress. Passy, May 14th,

1781, - - - - - - - 211

Supplies.-Exchange of prisoners.—Plans of the Eng.

glish administration.

To Thomas Lewis. Passy, May 16th, 1781, - 215

Supplies.

James Lovell to B. Franklin. Philadelphia, May

17th, 1781, - - - - - - 216

Introducing Dr Putnam.

Count de Vergennes to B. Franklin. Versailles,

June Sih, 1781, - - - - - - 216

Colonel Laurens's purchases in Holland—The grant of

the King to be expended partly in France.

To the President of Congress. Passy, June 11th,
1781, - - - - - - - 217

On the disposition of the French grant.

To John Adams. Passy, June 11th, 1781, - 218

Relative to certain expenses of Mr Adams, charged

on the United States.

The President of Congress to B. Franklin. In

Congress, June 19th, 1731, - - - - 220

Appointment of new Ministers for negotiating a peace.

-Dr Franklin's services necessary on this occasion.

To Major William Jackson. Passy, June 25th, 1781, 221

Directing him to stop the shipment of money in Hol-

land.

Major William Jackson to B. Franklin. Amsterdam,

June 29th, 1781, - - - - - 221

Reason of his delay at Amsterdam.

To David Hartley. Passy, June 30th, 1781, - 222

Informing him that Vergennes declines granting him

a passport.

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