From Henry Laurens
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Ostend 20th. May 1782
The Letters inclosed under Cover with this8 were detained in order to have been forwarded by Mr. Young for whom I have been waiting some days, he is now arrived & determined to proceed to Hague, therefore I embrace the opportunity of Mr. Bacon9 who has promised care of the Packet & to deliver it without delay.
Notation: H. Laurens.
8. Among the enclosures may have been his letter to BF of May 17, and the duplicate of his April 30 letter. Both are above.
9. Probably the same person who, with his wife, received from BF a passport to Lorient on June 3: XXXVI, 379.