Benjamin Franklin Papers

Vergennes to the American Commissioners, 4 May 1778: résumé

Vergennes to the American Commissioners9

Copies: Library of Congress, Massachusetts Historical Society

<Versailles, May 4, 1778, in French: I have taken the King’s orders on presenting Mr. Adams, who will be received on Friday the 8th. I hope that you will dine with me that day, for I should be delighted to spend some hours with you.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9Published in Butterfield, John Adams Diary, II, 308. See also Adams to his two colleagues below, May 5.

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