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Docno: ADMS-06-06-02-0077-0002

Author: Lataque, M. de
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1778-05-11

Lataque to John Adams: A Translation

[salute] Sir

A respected family has requested me to please ask you if Mr. de Roche Fremoy1 is still employed in the army of General Washington. I dare hope, sir, that you will do me the honor of giving me any information you must have concerning this officer, who has not been heard of for quite some time now. I have the honor to be, with the utmost respect, your very humble and very obedient servant
[signed] de Lataque
If you honor me with a reply, please address it to Causse Rouge Street, in Bordeaux.
1. Matthias-Alexis Roche de Fermoy served as a brigadier general in the Continental Army from 5 Nov. 1776 to 31 Jan. 1778. On 16 Feb. the congress voted him $800 for passage to the West Indies (Heitman, Register Continental Army, p. 191; JCC, 10:174).
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.
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