Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Recipient: President of Congress
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In this letter, received by Congress on 19 Feb. 1781, John Adams provided newspaper
accounts regarding a petition by Swedish merchants calling on their King to provide
protection for their commerce and the King's granting of their wish, as well as the
formal communication of the declaration of armed neutrality to the French court and
to the cities of Hamburg, Lübeck, and Bremen.