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This foot note contained in document ADMS-01-04-02-0001-0046
8. The Comte de Lauraguais, also known as Duc de Brancas, was a prolific author, wit, and patron of letters and the theater; he had known Arthur Lee in London and was consequently distrusted by Silas Deane and his friends. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale ; Deane Papers, 1:201; 402; 38–39.