The Adams Papers Digital Edition is undergoing active maintenance while we work on improvements to the system. You may experience slow performance or the inability to access content. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will endeavor to return to full capabilities as soon as possible.
[Commissioners to John Daniel Schweighauser]
[addrLine] Mr. Schweighausser
[dateline] Passy July 9. 1778
Inclosed you have an order on Messrs. Desegray, Beaujard Junr. and Co., Merchants
at L'orient for 1520 Bags of Saltpetre, which you will please to receive, and ship
for America, as Opportunities may serve. We are with Esteem yours &c.
[signed] Signed B. Franklin,
[signed] Arthur Lee,
[signed] John Adams
July 10. We also forward you herewith an order upon Mr. Cassoul [Cossoul], drawn by Mr. Williams for sundry Articles, which you will dispose of in the same
manner with the Salt petre.
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.