From John Spencer
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Nantz 19 July 1778
The Inclosed is a letter deliverd me when at Plymouth by a Capt. of the 1st Battalion of Georgia Continental Troops.7 He has no doubt Painted his Sittuation to your Excellency, I need not theirfore take any notice on that head but Could Wish to have Every Relief Aforded him that Your Excellency Shall think Most Proper. I Remain With Respect Your Excellencys most Humble Servant &c.
Addressed: To His Excellency Benjamin Franklin Esqr. / Ambassador from the United States / of America8 / a passÿ pres paris
Notation: De B. De versailles
7. La Plaigne (above, July 11): for the letter Spencer is carrying see XXVI, 688–9.
8. Here is crossed out “to the Court of Versailles”; what follows is in a different hand.