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John Bondfield to the American Commissioners, 30 June 1778: résumé

John Bondfield to the American Commissioners7

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Bordeaux, June 30, 1778: A ship from Louisiana confirms that Georgia and Carolina settlers have seized all the British posts on the Mississippi and two ships, whose cargoes they sold in New Orleans.8 A privateer took a Carolina vessel near our coast, and a French frigate captured a privateer in the river. The Count d’Aranda, returning from Madrid to Paris, passed through town on the 28th.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 243.

8See Pollock to BF above, April 29.

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