From Simon Bérard
East India house Rue de Grammont
16th: feby: 1787.
I am very happy in the opportunity you Give me of being of some utility to you. I shall write by to morrow’s Post to my brother at l’orient and recommend the Plants may be sent to you by the first diligence.
I am with much Respect Sir Your most obedient and Humble Servant,
RC (DLC); endorsed. Not recorded in SJL.