CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV
To Richard Henry Lee, January 1st
Military Affairs—European Politics—Articles of Confederation—Army Supplies.
To --------, January l0th
New Haven Conference—Legislation on Trade—Baron Steuben.
To Archibald Campbell, January 14th
Exchange of Prisoners.
To Horatio Gates, January 14th
Introducing Baron Steuben—Captain Olivier.
Vote of Town of Boston, January 21st
Articles of Confederation.
To John Burgoyne, February 6th
Declining a Conference.
To Daniel Roberdeau, February 9th
The Work of Congress.
To Arthur Lee, March 12th
Complaints of French Volunteers.
To Jonathan Trumbull, March 19th
Defence of Hudson River.
To James Lovell, March 27th
Postal Service—Military Academy—Exchange of Prisoners—Case of John Amory.
To Francis Lightfoot Lee
Illness—Conditions in Boston—Military Affairs.
To Richard Henry Lee, April 20th
Action of France—Attitude of England, iii
To Mrs. Adams, May 5th
Journey from Boston.
To the Earl of Carlisle and others
Address of “An American.”
To Baron Steuben, June 3rd
Action of Congress.
To John Adams, June 21st
The English Commissioners—Arrivals from France—Arthur Lee.
To Mrs. Adams, July 9th
Signing of Articles of Confederation.
To James Warren, July
Cases of Manley and McNeil—Appointment of Naval Officers.
To James Warren, July
Office-holders—The British Commissioners—Arrival of French Squadron.
To Samuel Phillips Savage, August 11th .
Return of Hancock.
To Peter Thacher, August 11th .
The British Commissioners—Activity of Quakers.
To James Warren, September 1st
Cases of Manley and McNeil—Personal Critics—The Rhode Island Expedition.
To James Bowdoin, September 3rd
Conduct of John Temple.
To Hannah Adams, September 8th
Illness of Wife.
To John Bradford, September 8th
Conduct of McNeil.
To James Warren, September 12th
Case and Conduct of Manley—The Rhode Island Expedition.
To Samuel Phillips Savage, September 14th
The Rhode Island Expedition—Activity of Tories.
To ——, September 21st
Appointment of Auctioneers—Attitude of
Manley—Public Criticism of French
To Mrs. Adams, September 28th
Death of Friends—Family Affairs.
To William Cooper, September 3Oth
Assistance in Exchange of Son.
To Samuel Phillips Savage, October 6th