From Jonathan Williams, Jr.
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Nantes March 18. 1778
Dear and Honored Sir
The Bearers Capt. Dun and Mr. Curlis3 have lately arrived here from Georgia, and may possibly give you some Information relative to the affairs of our Country.
I beg leave to recommend them to your civilities and am with the greatest Respect most dutifully and affectionately Yours
J Williams J
Addressed: A monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / LLD / a / Passy
3. Samuel Dunn, commanding the Boston brigantine Venus, was among the ship captains who subsequently petitioned the commissioners for a convoy: below, April 9. William Corlis was one of Dunn’s bondsmen: Allen, Mass. Privateers, p. 315.