To Jean Baptiste de Ternant
March 12, 1702.
I have the honor to receive your letter of the 10th. instant, and Mr. de la Forest1 has applied at the Treasury for the payment of the sum of one hundred thousand dollars at the moment when 1 was about to request you would take order for the receipt of that sum. A warrant on the Treasurer has in course been executed.
With very great respect & attachment, I have the honor to be Sir Your obed. servant
Minister Plenipotentiary of France
LS, Arch. des Aff. Etr., Corr. Pol., Etats-Unis, Supplement Vol. 20.
1. Antoine René Charles Mathurin de La Forest, French consul general in the United States.