Arthur Lee to Franklin and Silas Deane
Copy and transcript: National Archives; copy: University of Virginia Library
March 2d. 1778
Mr. A. Lee presents his compliments to Messrs. Franklin and Deane, and begs to know whether tomorrow at 11 oClock will be agreeable for them to consult on what he proposed relative to their being acknowledged.5
5. The proposal to obtain French recognition of the commissioners, made in his letter of Feb. 26: above, XXV, 710–11.