[Commissioners to the President of Congress]
[addrLine] To the President of Congress
[dateline] Passi May 19. 1778
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,
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.