Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Sartine, 7 September 1779

To Sartine

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy, Sept. 7. 1779.


Agreable to the Letter your Excelly. did me the honour to write me of the 5th. Instant I Sent the orders desired to Capt. Jones, under Cover to Mr. Dumas who will take Care to deliver them.

I have to thank your Excellency for your favour to Capt. foligny, in giving him a Lieutenancy. I flatter myself that he will do honour to your Appointment.

Please to accept my hearty Congratulations on taking of Grenada and the Beating of Byron. With the great Respect, I am Your Excellency’s most ob. and M. h. Servant


Mr. De Sartine.

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