Arthur Lee to Franklin and John Adams2
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Chaillot, May 17, 1778: Because I am not well enough to come to Passy I send you my drafts of important letters; alter them as you wish. If our subordinates disregard our orders, and involve us in debt without accounting for what they spend, we and the public suffer.>
2. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 130.