1. An annual festival held on the grounds of the royal palace of St. Cloud (Journal de Paris, 4 Sept. 1785).
2. John Thaxter left for Philadelphia, carrying with him the Definitive Treaty with Great
Britain, and the original Treaty of Amity and Commerce with the Netherlands, the latter
signed at The Hague on 8 Oct. 1782 (
to Benjamin Rush, and to the President of Congress [Elias Boudinot], both 14 Sept.,
, Adams Papers; Hunter Miller, ed., Treaties and Other International Acts of the United States of America, 8 vols., Washington, 1931–1948, 2:59–90).