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The American Commissioners to Marie-Nicole Grossart de Virly Gérard, 7 November 1778

The American Commissioners to Marie-Nicole Grossart de Virly Gérard7

Copy:8 National Archives

Passi Novr. 7. 1778

Madam

We had the honor of receivg. yr. commands relative to the Portraits taken & carried into Guernsey. We have accordingly written to Mr. S——r9 at Nantes, who we hope may be able to recover them. As soon as he shall inform us of the success of his endeavors we shall acquaint you with it. We have the honor &c.

Signd B.F. and A.L.

Madame Gerard Versailles.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7French minister Gérard’s wife.

8In Arthur Lee’s hand.

9Schweighauser.

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