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ALS : American Philosophical Society <Nantes, July 21, 1778: I arrived here last night, delivered my letters to Captain Whipple and shall leave immediately for Lorient with his instructions for Captain Tucker. I would be exceedingly obliged for a certificate or brief letter to the president of Congress mentioning what Captain Tucker said of my conduct aboard the Boston . I will return to...
ALS : Pennsylvania Historical Society Inclos’d is A List of the prisoners on board the Boston, including those which he knows Capt. Tucker would wish to Exchange. I have the Honour to be Gentlemen Your Most Obedient Humble Servant Addressed: The Honble. the Commissioners / to the United States of amer / ica; at / passy Notation: Livingston 8. July 1778. The list, dated July 4 and signed by...
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Nantes, August 24, 1778: My illness since Capt. Tucker’s departure prevented my writing you concerning three prizes he sold to M. Puchelberg of Lorient, for Mr. Schweighauser’s account. Puchelberg advised Tucker of the high duty on the prize cargo of fish. Consequently Tucker permitted sale of the fish and the three vessels for 30,000 livres, a sum far...
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Bordeaux, September 21, 1778: I received yours of –– [August 31], and will answer on my return to Nantes where I have left the relevant papers. I have a very fine ship ready to sail immediately and will gladly take two or three hundred tons of the public goods now at Nantes. Since I am unfamiliar with the terms and conditions of shipment, write me your...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania My business here, was to offer My Services to My Country, in the line of My profession (the Sea) and as I cannot be Employd here, am desirous to get to America as Soon as possible, where I have the promise of Some of the principal Members of Congress, that I should be provided for in that line. And as I have been inform’d, that Capt. Johnston, and Capt....