John Bondfield to the American Commissioners7
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Bordeaux, June 30, 1778: A ship from Louisiana confirms that Georgia and Carolina settlers have seized all the British posts on the Mississippi and two ships, whose cargoes they sold in New Orleans.8 A privateer took a Carolina vessel near our coast, and a French frigate captured a privateer in the river. The Count d’Aranda, returning from Madrid to Paris, passed through town on the 28th.>
7. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 243.
8. See Pollock to BF above, April 29.