LS:7 Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères; AL (draft): Library of Congress
Passy Novr. 6. 1782.
I wonder much that your Excellency has received no Letters by our Packet Boat. There were some for M. De Castries & M. de Segur. I enclose what News I have which is not in the News papers. Those will have informed you of the Unhappy Loss of the Eagle, and saving of the Money &ca.8
I am with great Respect Sir, Your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble Sert.
His Exy le Cte. de Vergennes.
Notation: M. De R.9
7. In WTF’s hand.
8. The packet boat was the General Washington; see Joshua Barney to BF, Nov. 6. For the loss of the Aigle see Livingston to BF, Sept. 18.