A website from the Massachusetts Historical Society; founded 1791.
close

Browsing: Papers of John Adams, Volume 11


Search for a response to this letter.

Docno: ADMS-06-11-02-0309

Author: Adams, John
Author: Thaxter, John
Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: McKean, Thomas
Date: 1781-07-13

To the President of Congress

Amsterdam, 13 July 1781. RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand PCC, No. 84, III, f. 283–285. LbC Adams Papers. printed: JA, Corr. in the Boston Patriot , p. 546–549.
John Thaxter wrote this letter during John Adams' absence at Paris. It contains an English translation of a resolution of the States General dated 28 June that amended their policy of awarding premiums to privateers.
RC and signature in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, III, f. 283–285). LbC (Adams Papers). printed : (JA, Corr. in the Boston Patriot , p. 546–549.)