Benjamin Franklin Papers

The American Commissioners to Jacques Richard, 17 September 1778

The American Commissioners to Jacques Richard8

AL (draft): Massachusetts Historical Society; two copies: National Archives

Passi. September 17. 1778


We have written to Mr. Schweighauser of Nantes to receive the Cargo of the Therese and dispose of it as soon as may be. These are therefore to desire you will deliver the Cargo into his or his Agents Hands, whenever he shall demand it. We are, sir, your humble servants.

Captain Richards

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8The captain of the Thérèse: Morton, Beaumarchais Correspondance, III, 60 n.

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