Penet, D’Acosta freres & Cie.8 to the American Commissioners
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Nantes, September 3, 1778, in French: We are enclosing a letter for you brought from Boston by our ship Le Courier de l’Europe and renew our offer of services.>
8. Penet’s new partners in Nantes. D’Acosta frères were a Nantes merchant firm which was engaged to a significant degree in transatlantic trade: Villiers, Commerce colonial, p. 405.