John Adams Meets King George III

The meeting of former rebel John Adams and the monarch he denounced as a tyrant is one of the more curious events in American diplomacy.  I am sure that neither man ever expected to meet the other, nor did either look forward to the meeting when it came, but both did their duty for their countries.  Here is John Adams’ report written on June 2, 1785 to Secretary of Foreign Affairs John Jay: (more…)

Published in: on September 24, 2010 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on John Adams Meets King George III  
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