From Jonathan Williams, Sr.
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Nantes Janry 26. 1782 [i.e., 1783]
I take the Liberty to Inform you that after a passage of twenty days I have ariv’d hear in Nantes hope the pleasure of Seing you Soon, I Left all our friends Well in America.3
I most hartly Congratelate you On the good News of Peace thanks to God.
Belive me ever your most Dutyfull Nephew & Hble Servant
Notation: Jona. Williams Jany. 26. 1782.
3. He had been planning this trip since early fall, and carried letters from Jane Mecom: XXXVIII, 335; see also JW to BF, Jan. 25, letter (I).