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THE COMMITTEE OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO JOHN ADAMS. - John Adams, The Works of John Adams, vol. 7 (Letters and State Papers 1777-1782) 
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, by his Grandson Charles Francis Adams (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). 10 volumes. Vol. 7.
Part of: The Works of John Adams, 10 vols.
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THE COMMITTEE OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO JOHN ADAMS.
28 October, 1780.
I shall endeavor to write largely to you, en ami, but I will not risk the sailing of the vessel for that purpose at this moment. It is reported Mr. Searle is taken. Our affairs in Holland must, in such case, be very bad, as you will not have received any powers for acting instead of Mr. Laurens, who is too probably taken and carried to England from Newfoundland; and I also know of other fatalities to my letters.
Your friend and humble servant,
James Lovell,Committee of Foreign Affairs.