From Bernardo de Gálvez
New Orleans, 9 July 1780. Introducing Luis Toutan [Toutant] Beauregard, merchant of New Orleans, who comes to Virginia to obtain payment of sums due him for goods furnished to the troops quartered in the Illinois country. Gálvez desires to find occasions to be of service to TJ.
RC (Vi); 2 p.; in Spanish; in a clerk’s hand, signed “Bdo. de Galvez.” Also a translation of the same, attested by “Lacoste”; endorsed: “Lr: from Galves respecting Beaugard.” The translation is printed in CVSP description begins Calendar of Virginia State Papers … Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond description ends , i, 365–6.
On Beauregard’s claims, see an opinion rendered by Attorney General Edmund Randolph in 1790, CVSP description begins Calendar of Virginia State Papers … Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond description ends , v, 109–11, and other references in the same volume.