From the Marquis de Lafayette
ALS: S. Howard Goldman, Weston, Connecticut (1989)
Sunday morning [March 7, 1779]1
Inclos’d I have the honor to send a letter which I beg leave to Reccommend to your excellency that (if possible) Mr Blodget Might obtain the leave of Coming to Paris— I am just Going to Versailles, and if you have any Commands for me they shall ever be well Come.
With the highest Regard and sincerest affection I have the honor to be Dear Sir Your most obedient humble Servant
Had you any interesting paper I’d thank you for ’em. I beg also you would let me know When you intend to write by the Alliance
1. The Sunday following Blodget’s March 3 request to BF for leave. Lafayette met Blodget during his recent passage to France aboard the Alliance (for which see XXVIII, 486–9).