In a letter of his, written but a short time before his death, to John Q.. ... They appointed commissioners, therefore, to propose treaties of commerce to the principal nations of Europe. ... They had before been suggested by Doctor Franklin, in some of his papers in possession of the public, and had, I think, been recommended in some letter of his to Congress. ... Agreeably to their request, Mr. Adams soon joined his colleagues of the Legation, at Paris ; and their first employment was, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sketches of the life, writings, and opinions of Thomas Jefferson|
|Author||:||B. L. Rayner|