George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Anne-César, chevalier de La Luzerne, 4 May 1780

4th May 1780


Don Francisco is just arrived and has communicated to me the cares without number and the honors which your Excellency heaped upon Mr Mirailles after his death. I have given the Spanish Ministry and the Governor of Havanna an account of your kindnesses. They will certainly have a lively participation in my gratitude—I have the honor to address you a detail which has been sent me from Martinico of the land and sea forces arrived there. I very sincerely desire they may contribute to put an end to the great Work which your Excellency has so gloriously advanced.

I intreat you to be persuaded of the sentiments of veneration and Respect which I avowed to you and with which I have the Honor to be Yr most Obt and most hble sert


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