Newport April the 30th 1781
Mr De Menonville, first Deputy-Adjutant-General, whom I have announced in my Last to your Excellency, will have the honor of delivering you this Letter. he shall receive your Excellency’s orders and instructions about the Letter of credit of Mr Franklin which We have upon Congress, and about the offers which we have had made to us by Congress for the Supplying with provisions the French corps. I am with respect, and personal attachment, Sir, your Excellency’s most obedient & humble Servant
le cte de Rochambeau
DLC: Papers of George Washington.