[dateline] Versailles, 10 May 1780
I must thank you, sir, for the various communications you have been kind enough to
If the information contained in the letter sent to you proves accurate, you will,
no doubt, shortly receive further proof, and if so, we would have to examine the offers
they deem appropriate to make to you. I believe you should not refuse to hear them
[salute] I have the honor to be very perfectly, sir, your very humble and very obedient servant.
[signed] De Vergennes