The American Commissioners to Vergennes9
LS: Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères; AL (draft): Massachusetts Historical Society; two copies: National Archives
<Passy, May 16, 1778: We received this morning your letter of the 13th about the Boston, and assure you that she is an American warship maintained at the expense of Congress. The King’s reply to the farmers general will, we assume, accord with international usage.>
9. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 123–4.