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Docno: ADMS-06-10-02-0046

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Date: 1780-08-24

To the President of Congress, No. 4

[salute] Sir

I have only time by this Vessell to inclose the declarations of Sweeden and Denmark;1 but the chance of her going safe is so small that I should not send any thing very material, if I had more time. I have the Honour to be &c.
LbC (Adams Papers); notation: “recd in congress Decr. 3.” According to the Journal of Congress, this letter was read on 4 Dec. (JCC, 18:1116), but it is not in the PCC.
1. See JA's letter to the president of Congress of 14 Aug., No. 1 (above).
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.