From Henry Champion
L’Orient 3rd July 1786
The post before last I had the honor to receive a Letter from your Excellency address’d to Mr. Loreilhe. That Gentleman is now in Bordeaux, and being encharg’d with his and Mr. Barclay’s affairs, I have done the needfull with the half dozen Copies you inclos’d. I have had it translated and each American here shall have one. I also translated the new agreement made the 4th. May and forwarded many Copies to America, as well made it public here. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s Most obedient Most humble Servt.,
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ: “L’Oreilhe.” Noted in SJL as received 7 July 1786. TJ’s letter … to Mr. Loreilhe was the circular of 31 May 1786.