The Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to the New York Committee of Safety
LS:2 New York State Library, Albany
<August 17, 1775:3 We request you to receive and forward to Washington’s camp, as we have promised to do, the baggage of Major French and two other British officers on parole.4 We will pay the charges if the Major has already passed through New York; otherwise he will. Signed by Franklin for the committee.>
2. The MS has been through a fire, and part of each line is missing; we have summarized what is legible.
3. Penciled in the margin in a different hand from that of the text.
4. For the circumstances of their capture see the following document.