Arthur Lee to Franklin and Silas Deane
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Challiot Jany. 17th 1778.
I am sorry that the things to which I objected having been continued in the Instructions for Capt. Jones prevent me from giving my signature to them except in the manner which I have the honor to send you.3 I am Gentlemen with great esteem Your most Obedient Servant
N.B. I shall go to Versailles to-day; if there is any thing I can do there, be so good as to send me a Note with it.
Benjamin Franklin & Silas Deane Esqrs.
Notations in different hands: A Lee to BF. & SD / A. Lee to BF. & SD.
3. Lee’s dissent is printed with the instructions above, Jan. 16.