Recipient: Schweighauser, John Daniel
Passy, 16 July 1778. printed
: JA, Diary and Autobiography
. The Commissioners notified Schweighauser of Thomas Simpson's appointment to command
and ordered him to provide Simpson with whatever he might need to prepare for sea.
The Commissioners also informed him that the British prisoners were to be left behind
and mentioned their effort to have them housed in French prisons.