Recipient: Jenings, Edmund
[dateline] Paris Ap. 22. 1780
[salute] Dr sr
If you think that any thing I sent you lately is improper for publication, I hope
you will stop it, or alter and correct it, by your own discretion, or delay it, till
you think the time, proper.
A vessell has arrived at Bilbao, from Newbury Port, by which I wrote to Congress and
to my friends from Corunna,1
she brings news that two Vessells which lay at Bilbao when I was there, have also
arrived. I wrote by these also. She sailed from Newbury Port 14 March, all quiet.
The English close shut up by our Army in N. York. Clintons fleet Scattered in a storm.
This is every Word, I can get. This lazy fellow must not have let it be known he was
coming, or I should have had Letters. I inclose you a Letter from Dr. F.2