Benjamin Franklin Papers

James Moylan to the American Commissioners, 29 June 1778: résumé

James Moylan to the American Commissioners4

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Lorient, June 29, 1778: The frigate Oiseau convoyed a schooner out of the bay and returned with a prize, a Jersey privateer, which had on board three Marblehead seamen as prisoners. On their release I sent them on the frigate to Brest, where Capt. Jones will doubtless receive them.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 242–3.

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