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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-09-02-0282-0003
10. This is the most determined statement concerning JA 's approach to the French government found in any of JA 's letters to date, and foreshadows the bitter exchange between JA and Vergennes in July over French aid and the disclosure of his mission to the British ministry (The Dispute with the Comte de Vergennes, 13–29 July, below). For a discussion of its implications, see the Editorial Note, 16 June–1 July (above).