LS:1 Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères
Passy, May 5. 1783
I have the honour to communicate to your Excellency herewith three Articles proposed between Mr. Hartley and the American Commissioners, respecting Commerce.2 He has sent them to his Court for their Approbation. I doubt their Obtaining it; But we shall see. I am with Respect, Sir, Your Excellency’s Most obedient & most humble Servant
M. le Comte de Vergennes.
1. In the hand of L’Air de Lamotte. BF finished the complimentary close before signing.
2. Above, April 29.