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Docno: ADMS-06-09-02-0110

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Recipient: President of Congress
Date: 1780-04-18

To the President of Congress, No. 47

Paris, 18 April 1780. RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 467–469). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev. , 3:620–624.
In this letter, received by Congress on 19 Feb. 1781, John Adams provided newspaper accounts regarding a petition by Swedish merchants calling on their King to provide protection for their commerce and the King's granting of their wish, as well as the formal communication of the declaration of armed neutrality to the French court and to the cities of Hamburg, Lübeck, and Bremen.
RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 467–469). printed: (Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev. , 3:620–624.)