1786 Overview

by | Mar 29, 2018 | 1786, The Peace of 1784-1792 | 0 comments


The third year of peace following the end of the American Revolutionary War was, if anything, quieter than the previous two, and the only significant public interest involving a sea officer came in July when an ecclesiastical court found the wife of Captain John Nicholson Inglefield innocent of the scandalous charge that she had enjoyed an adulterous relationship with their Negro footman.