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[Commissioners to the President of Congress]

[addrLine] To the President of Congress

[salute] Sir

We have the Honor to inclose a Copy of a Letter received from Monsieur the Count De Vergennes, the Secretary of State for foreign Affairs, with a Copy of a Letter inclosed in it, for the Consideration of Congress, not doubting that Congress will give it all the Attention, that an Affair of so much importance demands. We have the Honor to be &c.
[signed] B. Franklin,
[signed] Arthur Lee,
[signed] John Adams.1