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The American Commissioners: Receipt for an Installment of a French Loan, 3 August 1778

The American Commissioners: Receipt for an Installment of a French Loan6

DS: American Philosophical Society

A Paris le 3 aoust 1778

Nous avons reçu de Monsieur d’harveley Garde du Trésor Royal7 sept cent cinquante mille Livres

B Franklin
Arthur Lee
John Adams

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6The third quarterly installment of a 3,000,000 l.t. loan extended by the French government the preceding November (XXV, 207–8). The previous payments were made on February 28 and May 19: account XII (described in XXV, 3).

7Joseph Micault d’Harvelay, keeper of the Royal Treasury: XXIII, 199 n.

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