Whitehall 30th. October 1787.
Lord Carmarthen presents his Compliments to Mr. Adams and has the Honor to transmit to him herewith printed Copies of a Declaration and Counter-Declaration signed at Versailles the 27th. Instant, by His Excellency the Duke of Dorset, and Mr. Eden, on the Part of His Majesty, and by Count Montmorin on the Part of His most Christian Majesty; by which Lord Carmarthen has the Satisfaction to communicate to Mr. Adams the earliest Information of the Determination of the Two Courts to discontinue the Armaments and Warlike Preparations on each side.
DNA: Papers of the Continental Congress.