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