Philadelphia April 11th 1780
The Minister of France, has fixed on Monday next for his departure from hence for a Visit to your Excellency I have therefore order’d a Detachment of the Marechaussee to attend in order to escort him to Camp.
I expect every moment to hear the Committee are named to consult with your Excellency; as mentioned in my last and I have fixed on Friday next for my departure for Camp. I am with respect Your Excellencys most Obedt & very hum. Servt
DLC: Papers of George Washington.