LS:4 American Philosophical Society; copy: Library of Congress
Passy August 5th. 1779.
I received your Favour of the 2d Instant. I have no farther Orders to give Capt. Jones: My best Wishes attend him & his little Fleet; and I hope soon to have the Pleasure of seeing you and my young Friend5 well at home. Being ever with the sincerest Esteem & Affection Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
M. Le Ray De Chaumont.
4. In WTF’s hand.
5. Probably Chaumont’s son Jacques-Donatien, who we assume accompanied his father to Lorient as he had done during a trip in May: XXIX, 491.