[Commissioners to John Paul Jones]
[dateline] Passi June 10. 1778
We desire you will send Us, a Return of the Prisoners in your Possession, with their
Rank and Names, to exchange them agreably to a Proposition of the British Court.
Your Account of the disagreement among your Ships Company has reached Us, on which
We shall give you our Opinion, soon. We are &c.
[signed] Signed B. Franklin,
[signed] Arthur Lee,
[signed] John Adams
[addrLine] Captain Jones of the Ranger.
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, 2017.