Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
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Read by Congress on 19 Nov., this letter consisted of English translations of two
placards or edicts of the States General dated 12 January. The first granted letters
of marque and established bounties for Dutch privateers that captured or destroyed
British warships or privateers. The second established the compensation due sailors
maimed in the service of the Republic.