Recipient: President of Congress
Recipient: Huntington, Samuel
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John Adams provided an English translation of a memorial presented to the States General
on 28 April by the Danish envoy, Mestral de Saint Saphorin. The diplomat called on
the Dutch government to evacuate the Volta River forts of Creve Coeur and Good Hope
and thereby end its encroachment on the Danish establishment along the African coast
in present day Ghana.