From Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis1
January 11, 1779. Requests Hamilton to send papers containing “Les Signes en Chiffres.”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French.
1. Thomas Antoine, Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, was appointed a captain in the Continental Artillery, April 15, 1777; promoted to brevet lieutenant colonel, November 26, 1777; and resigned November 5, 1778. When he wrote this letter, he was about to sail for France.