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Docno: ADMS-06-09-02-0093

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Recipient: President of Congress
Date: 1780-04-10

To the President of Congress, No. 41

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.
RC in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, I, f. 441–442.)
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
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