Abstract: Parke-Bernet catalogue (1963)8
<Passy, July 20, 1778: Franklin notifies Dumas of the ratification at Versailles of the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce9 and authorizes him to “communicate the Treaty of Commerce to M. le Grand Pensionnaire.”1>
8. Session of December 3: p. 19 of catalogue 2235.
9. See the preceding document.
1. Three weeks earlier Dumas had shown the Grand Pensionary van Bleiswijk the treaty but had not permitted him to retain a copy: XXVI, 691–2.