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[Commissioners to John Daniel Schweighauser]
[addrLine] Mr. Schweighausser
[dateline] Passy July 9. 1778
Inclosed you have an order on Messrs. Desegray, Beaujard Junr. and Co., Merchants
at L'orient for 1520 Bags of Saltpetre, which you will please to receive, and ship
for America, as Opportunities may serve. We are with Esteem yours &c.
[signed] Signed B. Franklin,
[signed] Arthur Lee,
[signed] John Adams
July 10. We also forward you herewith an order upon Mr. Cassoul [Cossoul], drawn by Mr. Williams for sundry Articles, which you will dispose of in the same
manner with the Salt petre.