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Adams, John (1735-1826) to Thomas B. Adams re: French convention and law of nations

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01204 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1801/01/02 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Docketed on p. 4. Written as President to his son about the Convention with France which averted war. Adams quotes from jurist Vattell and mentions Grotius and Puffendorf.

People: Adams, Thomas Boylston, 1772-1832.
Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, France, Quasi-war, Treaty, Diplomacy, Law

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison