The American Commissioners to —— Berubé de Costentin1
Copy:2 National Archives
Passi Augt. 15th 1778
We desire you will allow Mr. Thomas Wilkinson,3 one of the Prisoners made by the Ranger, and now in your Hospital, to go into the Country for the benefit of his health, on his parole. We are Sir your most obedient Servants Signd
A L. J A.
Dr F. being out
Monsr. Beroubé de Constantine Negt. a Brest
1. The man Schweighauser had put in charge of American vessels and prizes in Brest. See Costentin to BF, Aug. 24.
2. In Arthur Lee’s hand.
3. He had been the pilot of the Drake. See Comte Sutton de Clonard to BF, March 15, 1779. APS.