To John Dawe et al.
Copy: Library of Congress
Passy Sept. 24. 
I received your Request, dated the 24th Inst.7 and have by this Oportunity desired M. Schweighauser to furnish Such of you as absolutely want with Shoes stockings, Shirts, &c. and to take care of you till you can find Opportunities of getting home. Wishing you a happy Sight of your own Country, after your long unfortunate Captivity, I, am, Gentlemen, Your Most obedient and most humble servant
To Mr. John Dawe Prize master and others.
7. BF forwarded their petition to Schweighauser; see the following document.