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3. Among the resolves that Lovell likely enclosed with this letter were those of 12 Dec. 1780
, commending JA for his representations on behalf of Congress' revaluation of the currency; 10 Jan. 1781
, cautioning him about communicating his plenipotentiary powers to the British ministry; and 1 March, proclaiming that the ratification of the Articles of Confederation was complete (
, 18:1147; 19:41–42, 213–214). Lovell mentioned the first two in his letter to Franklin of 9 March and the third in his letter to Jay of the same date.
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