2. For the renewed unrest among French members of Tucker's crew, see the letters to the Commissioners from Benjamin Reed and Benjamin Bates, 11 July
; and from Tucker, 12
July(all below) and “Journal of William Jennison,” in Charles R. Smith, Marines in the Revolution
, Washington, 1975, p. 350–351. The entry of Admiralty officials into the dispute did little to help, and only after Sartine's intervention with the Commissioners had produced new orders for Tucker could the dispute be resolved and the Boston
depart for America (Sartine to the Commissioners, 18 July
, calendared below; Philip Chadwick Foster Smith, Captain Samuel Tucker
, Salem, 1976, p. 51–53).