Franklin and John Adams to Arthur Lee
L:4 Harvard University Library
[July 23, 1778]5
Mr. A. Lee is desired to sign and return the enclosed if he approves it.
Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Lee M.P.D.E.U.6 / a sa Maison / A Chaillot
Endorsed: Recd. from a Commissionaire on my way from Challiot to Paris, between 6 & 7 OC. in the Eveng., containing a Paper of which the enclosd is an exact Copy. A Lee July 24th. 1778. Returned unsignd at 8 OC. next morng.
4. In WTF’s hand.
5. Dated by its enclosure, the commissioners’ letter to the president of Congress, immediately following.
6. Ministre plénipotentiaire des Etats-Unis, a courtesy title.