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Penet, D’Acosta freres & Cie. to the American Commissioners, 3 September 1778: résumé

Penet, D’Acosta freres & Cie.8 to the American Commissioners

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Nantes, September 3, 1778, in French: We are enclosing a letter for you brought from Boston by our ship Le Courier de l’Europe and renew our offer of services.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8Penet’s new partners in Nantes. D’Acosta frères were a Nantes merchant firm which was engaged to a significant degree in transatlantic trade: Villiers, Commerce colonial, p. 405.

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