To Francis Coffyn
Copy: Library of Congress
[May 9, 1779]1
If one Nicolas Davis should come to Dunkirk, and Demand Assistances as an American in distress, I desire you not to give him anything, he having already defrauded us of great sums. I have the honour to be &
1. In BF’s letterbook the present letter immediately follows two letters dated May 9 and precedes one dated May 10.