Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
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and was probably never sent. It contains a list, according to nationality, of vessels
paying tolls to Denmark in 1780 for passage through the Oresund Strait connecting
the Kattegat and the Baltic Sea. According to this report, published at Copenhagen,
five nations—the Netherlands, Sweden, Britain, Denmark, and Russia—accounted for 7,654
of the 8,294 ships.