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John Paul Jones to the American Commissioners, 2 August 1778: résumé

John Paul Jones to the American Commissioners8

Copies: United States Naval Academy Museum, National Archives, University of Virginia Library

<Passy, August 2, 1778: Captain Jones requests the commissioners to supply him with copies, or allow him to copy, the following letters: M. de Sartine’s letter to the commissioners about Capt. Jones, their answer, the commissioners’ letter to Lieut. Simpson resulting from Capt. Jones’s proposition in his favor,9 and Capt. Jones’s memorandum of July 4.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 343.

9Of July 5, 11, and 16, respectively.

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