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Collection Reference Number GLC01644
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title John Quincy Adams to Levett Harris thanking him for arranging a passport
Date 1 February 1815
Author Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
Recipient Harris, Levett  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks Harris, the United States Charge d'Affaires in Russia, for obtaining and sending Adams' passport while Adams attended peace negotiations in Ghent. Refers to European peace proceedings in Vienna, stating that "The late symptoms of a coalition between France and England are the strongest guaranty of the continuance of Peace." Informs Harris that his wife, Louisa Catherine Adams, is in charge of several financial transactions in Adams' absence.
Subjects President  War of 1812  Diplomacy  Treaty  Impeachment  Global History and Civics  Women's History  Finance  Marriage  
People Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  Harris, Levett (fl. 1813-1815)  Adams, Louisa Catherine (1775-1852)  
Place written Brussels, Belgium
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; War of 1812; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859