Cover: Papers of John Adams, Volume 14 in HARDCOVER

Papers of John Adams, Volume 14

October 1782 – May 1783

  • Descriptive List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction
    • 1. Negotiating the Peace
    • 2. Peacemaking and the Postwar World
    • 3. John Adams and His Letterbooks
    • 4. Notes on Editorial Method
    • 5. Related Digital Resources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Guide to Editorial Apparatus
    • 1. Textual Devices
    • 2. Adams Family Code Names
    • 3. Descriptive Symbols
    • 4. Location Symbols
    • 5. Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms
    • 6. Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited
  • Papers of John Adams, October 1782 – May 1783
  • Appendix: List of Omitted Documents
  • Index
  • * Descriptive List of Illustrations
    • 1. John Laurens, by Charles Fraser, after a Miniature by Charles Willson Peale, 1780
    • 2. Bill for Payment of John Adams’ Salary
    • 3. The Signing of the Anglo–American Preliminary Peace Treaty, 30 November 1782, Benjamin West, Unfinished, 1784
    • 4. Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Engraving by François Huot, after François Bonneville, ca. 1760s
    • 5. Benjamin Franklin’s Draft Passport for Merchant Ships, 1 February 1783
    • 6. Félix Vicq d’Azyr, by Carrière, after Soufflot, ca. 1780s
    • 7. American Peace Commissioners, Proclamation of the Cessation of Hostilities, 20 February 1783
    • 8. Libertas Americana Medal, Augustin Dupré, April 1783
    • 9. Harvard College Doctorate of Laws Diploma and Seal, Conferred upon John Adams, 19 December 1781; Ordered Engrossed, 1 April 1783
    • 10. Medal Commemorating the Recognition of the Independence of the United States by Friesland, B. C. V. Calker, 1782

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