To Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Copy: Library of Congress
Passy March 15 1779
I know of no new Order being given relating to the Action against M. Peltier.2 I never heard of any being commenced against you. I am at present confined by the Gout: but should be glad to see you when convenient to you, that I may better understand the Affairs between us. I have the Honor to be with much Esteem &c—
2. Jean Peltier-Dudoyer was involved as Beaumarchais’ agent in the dispute over the ownership of the cargo of the Thérèse, a ship which had been chartered by Beaumarchais’ business firm, Roderigue Hortalez & Cie.: XXVIII, 523n.