[dateline] Paris Septr: 14. 1783.
I beg Leave to introduce to your Civilities Mr:
Thaxter, who goes home with the definitive Treaty of Peace, and the original Treaty
Thaxter will present you a Medal, a Present to Congress, from the Province of Friesland,
he will also present another to your Excellency of which I beg your acceptance.2
These were sent as Presents to me and I have no more, otherwise I should have been
glad to have Sent more of them to America.
With great Respect I have the Honour to be your Excellencies / most obedient Servant.