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2. J. B. L. Theveneau de Francy, Beaumarchais' agent in the United States, and Silas Deane, whom JA had replaced as Commissioner in 1778, were fellow passengers on the Fier Roderigue
, 4:171, 175–176). Deane was returning to Europe to reconcile his complex financial dealings as Commissioner and finally settle his accounts with Congress. For Deane's departure from France in 1778, his subsequent activities in America, and JA's unfavorable opinion of him, see the index to this volume as well as those to volumes 6 and 8.
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