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Docno: ADMS-06-10-02-0122

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
Date: 1780-10-06

To the President of Congress, No. 14

Amsterdam, 6 Oct. 1780. Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 285–287). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev., 4:83–84.
Received by Congress on 29 Jan. 1781, this letter consisted of an English translation of the decree of 30 Aug. by Maria I, Queen of Portugal, forbidding privateers from entering any Portuguese port and further prohibiting any vessel, whether a privateer or warship, from bringing in its prizes.
Dupl in John Thaxter's hand (PCC, No. 84, II, f. 285–287). printed: (Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev., 4:83–84.)
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