Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Amsterdam, 4 Sept. 1780. RC
: Gilmor Papers).
A note attached to this letter by Robert Gilmor, a Baltimore merchant, indicates that
he received it from Jared Sparks on 24 Dec. 1827. printed
: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev.
, 4:45. In this letter, received by Congress on 3 Dec., John Adams sent the substance
of London newspaper reports regarding the captures, on 9 Aug. and 12 July respectively,
of large portions of the British convoys bound to the East and West Indies and to