John Bondfield to the American Commissioners5
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Bordeaux, June 6, 1778: Since Captain Tucker left6 I have had to settle additional charges, of which I enclose details. The conspiracy has been diligently investigated by the intendant, but nothing can be proved.7>
5. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 185–6.
6. He left Bordeaux on May 17 and put to sea on June 6: ibid., p. 109 n.
7. He is referring back to a letter of his, now lost, that the commissioners answered on June 4.