Benjamin Franklin Papers

The American Commissioners to Samuel Tucker, 15 April 1778

The American Commissioners to Samuel Tucker

ALS:7 Harvard University Library; copy: Massachusetts Historical Society

Passy, near Paris Ap. 15. 1778


We this Moment had the Pleasure of your Letter from Bourdeaux of Ap. 11. and approve of your Activity in getting your Ship ready for Sea.

We have this Day dispatched to Captain Palmes your Orders for your future Government,8 and shall write this Day to Mr. Bondfield to supply you with all necessary Provisions, and are your very humble servants

B Franklin
Arthur Lee
John Adams

Captn. Tucker.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7In Adams’ hand.

8In their letter to Tucker of April 13.

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