George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Armand-Louis de Gontaut Biron, duc de Lauzun, 11 June 1783

Brest June 11th 1783

Dear Général

My furst, and most agreable duty is to acquaint your Excellency with my safe arrival in that harbour after a passage of 31 days. I shall during my whole life, keep the most grateful remembrance of your kindness to me; I could never feel myself happy without the hope, to pay my respects to Mrs Washington and to your Excellency in Virginia.

I beg leave to your Excellency to present my best Compliments to the Gentleman of your family. I have the honor to be with the warmest respect, and admiration Dear Général, your most obedient humble Servant


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