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Adams, John (1735-1826) Appointment of Charles C. Pinckney, John Marshall, and Elbridge Gerry ministers

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03592 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Washington Type: Document signed Date: 22 June 1797 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Appointment of the three as ministers plenipotentiary to France, countersigned by Secretary of State Pickering. The negotiations resulted in the XYZ affair.

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Marshall, John 1755-1835.
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825.
Gerry, Eldbridge

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Diplomacy, Government and Civics, Quasi-war, France, XYZ Affair

Sub Era: The Early Republic