. The original of
to Pres. Samuel Huntington, 28 Dec. 1780, was captured at sea and published in the
New York Mercury
extraordinary of 19 April 1781, from which it was reprinted in Edes & Sons' Boston Gazette
, 28 May, p. 2, col. 3–p. 3, col. 1. A duplicate is in PCC
, No. 84, II; printed in Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer. Rev.