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. The three consuls were John (or Jean) Holker, the younger, who was to be stationed
at Philadelphia; Charles François, Chevalier d'Anmours, at Baltimore; and Philippe
André Joseph de Létombe, at Boston. Copies of their commissions are in PCC
No. 128; see also Howard C. Rice Jr., “French Consular Agents in the United States,
1778–1791,” Franco-American Review
, 1:368–370 (Spring 1937). On Holker and his family, whom
had known in France, see JA, Diary and Autobiography
; and on Anmours, see Jefferson, Papers, ed. Boyd
, 3:162–166 and passim.