From John Jay
ALS: Library of Congress
Monday afternoon [November 25, 1782]1
The Marquis de la Fayette is about to depart, & wishes for a speedy answer to his Letter— The enclosed Draft of one, meets with Mr Adam’s approbation, & if it also meets with your’s, be pleased to sign a Copy of it, and send it by the Bearer—2
I am Dr Sir sincerely Yours &
His Exy Dr Franklin
Addressed: His Exy. / Doctr. Franklin / Passy
1. The date of Lafayette’s departure for Brest; see our annotation of Lafayette to BF, [Nov. 26].
2. The commissioners’ letter to Lafayette is below, [Nov. 27].