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Collection Reference Number GLC01204
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1801 
Title John Adams to Thomas B. Adams regarding French convention and law of nations
Date 2 February 1801
Author Adams, John (1735-1826)  
Recipient Adams, Thomas Boylston  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects President  Global History and Civics  France  Quasi-war  Treaty  Diplomacy  Law  
People Adams, Thomas Boylston (1772-1832)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Presidency; French & Indian Wars; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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