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The American Commissioners to Sartine, 10 September 1778: résumé

The American Commissioners to Sartine6

AL (draft): Massachusetts Historical Society; three copies: National Archives

<Passy, September 10, 1778: Captain Daniel McNeill of Boston retook a French vessel [the Isabelle] held by a Guernsey privateer more than three days. He brought her into Port Louis where he has met with difficulties selling her and her cargo. In keeping with His Majesty’s interest and the treaties between our two nations, we ask your attention to this case.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VII.

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