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The American Commissioners to Vergennes, 22 September 1778

The American Commissioners to Vergennes

Copy: National Archives

Passi Sepr. 22d. 1778

We have the honor of enclosing to your Excellency a Letter to us from the Honble. Ralph Izard Esqr. Commissioner of Congress to the Grand Duke.8 We beg the favor of yr. Excellency to give directions for the delivery of the Packages mentiond therein to Monsieur Etienne Cathalan9 Mercht. at Marseilles, subject to the disposal of Mr. Izard. We have the honor of being with the greatest respect

To his Excellency Count de Vergennes

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8Above, Sept. 21.

9Actually Cathalant: XXVI, 454.

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