Antoine-Raymond-Gualbert-Gabriel de Sartine to the American Commissioners3
ALS: Harvard University Library
<Versailles, July 5, 1778, in French: As I need Captain Jones for a certain expedition, I would like him to remain here. If this does not prove inconvenient, please leave him at my disposal, and give the command of his vessel to his second.>
3. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 265.