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Docno: ADMS-06-12-02-0141

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: UNKNOWN
Date: 1782-01-31

To Unknown

[salute] To all whom it may concern

Mr John Adams, to whom the printed Paper herewith enclosed, is directed, certifies that he has the Honour to be a Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to their High Mightinesses the States General of the United Provinces, of the Low Countries, and as a public Minister of a Sovereign State, intituled to an Exemption from the Payment of Such Duties.1
Certified at Amsterdam the 31. of January 1782
[signed] By John Adams Minister Plenipotentiary
1. The enclosed printed paper has not been identified. Its effect, since JA ’s diplomatic status had not yet been recognized, is unknown.