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. In accordance with orders dated 5 May from the Marine Committee, the Navy Board prepared
for sea so that it might carry additional copies of the ratified Franco-American
treaties to France (Charles Oscar Paullin, ed., Outletters of the Continental Marine Committee and Board of Admiralty
, 2 vols., N.Y., 1914, 1:234). The Committee for Foreign Affairs, under a letter dated
(R. H. Lee, Letters, ed. Ballagh
, 1:407), sent the packets containing the treaties to the Massachusetts Council, which
in turn sent them on to the Commissioners under a covering letter dated 9 June
: Franklin Papers).
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.