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Docno: ADMS-06-06-02-0049

Author: Bondfield, John
Recipient: First Joint Commission at Paris
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1778-04-28

John Bondfield to the Commissioners

[salute] Hond Sirs

Messrs. Palmes Livingston and Heywood1 arrived here the 25th by whom I was favor'd with the Letter you honor'd me with under date 15th Instant.
In consiquence of your Instructions I have received from Captain Tucker an Indent for the provission the respective officers will attend the examination tomorrow to inspect the quality which with the other articles required I shall endeavour to expedite in the course of this week. The Mast has thrown the work much Back. We have received no inteligence from the Out Ports having no Arrivals since my last. I have the honor to be with due Respect Your honors Most Obedient Humble Servant
[signed] John Bondfield
1. Probably William Haywood, who, with John Bondfield and Muscoe Livingston, posted bond for the privateer Governor Livingston on 26 Oct. ( Cal. Franklin Papers, A.P.S. , 3:432).