Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Recipient: President of Congress
Paris, 10 April 1780. RC
in John Thaxter's hand (PCC
, No. 84, I, f. 441–442).
In this letter, received by Congress on 19 Feb. 1781, John Adams provided the text
of the British ministry's statement to the Dutch Ambassador, Comte de Welderen, that
there would be no extension of the three week time limit given the States General
to answer Sir Joseph Yorke's memorial of 21 March.