Recipient: Schweighauser, John Daniel
This is a summary of a document and does not contain a transcription. If it is available
elsewhere in this digital edition, a page number link will be provided below in the
paragraph beginning "Printed."
Passy, 25 May 1778. printed:JA, Diary and Autobiography
. Drafted by Adams, this letter, through enclosed extracts from letters of 25 May
to John Paul Jones
(calendared above) and Jonathan Williams
(calendared below), informed Schweighauser that he was the authorized American agent
at Brest. The Commissioners directed him to send monthly accounts and to inform them
of unusual proposed expenses so that they would not run into debt.