From La Rouerie
La Rouerie, 22 Jan. 1786. Acknowledges receipt of TJ’s letter of 12 Jan. and thanks him for his part in “seeing justice done to us”; requests that TJ write to Congress on the subject; encloses letters to be forwarded to Congress, the Board of Treasury, and Gen. Washington.
RC (ViWC); 2 p.; endorsed. Noted in SJL as received 31 Jan. 1786. Enclosures: La Rouerie to Congress, read in Congress 18 Apr. 1786 (DNA: PCC, No. 164; JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xxx, 198); same to Commissioners of Treasury (not found); same to George Washington, 20 Jan. (see Washington’s reply, 10 Aug. 1786, Writings, ed. Fitzpatrick, xxvii, 514–15).