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[Commissioners to Mr. Bersolle]
[addrLine] Monsr. Bersolle
[dateline] Passi May 3. 1778
Your Bill upon our Banker was not paid, because it was drawn, without our leave; and
before you had sent Us the Accounts to shew We were your Debtors, and he could not
regularly pay a Bill on our Account, which he had not our orders to pay. We are Sir
your most obedient Servants.
[signed] Benjamin Franklin
[signed] Arthur Lee
[signed] John Adams.
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, 2014.