Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Recipient: President of Congress
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Paris, 14 March 1780. RC
in John Thaxter's hand (PCC
, No. 84, I, f. 321–324). LbC
); notation by Thaxter: “NB. Nos. 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19 were delivered to Mr. Brown
of S. Carolina. No. 15th on the tenth of March, the rest on the 15th. of March 1780.”
: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev.
In this letter, read in Congress on 11 Sept. and based on information taken from Thomas
Digges' letters of 3
March (both above), John Adams reported on the troops sent with Lt. Gen. Sir Henry
Clinton to Charleston, naval operations, the progress of the county association and
volunteer movements in England and Ireland, and events in Parliament.