inclosed an extract (not found) from this letter in his note of 5 May to Vergennes
(Arch. Aff. Etr., Paris, Corr. Pol.
, E-U., vol. 12). Vergennes' letter of 10 May
's reply of the 12th
(both below) indicate that the extract was probably this final paragraph.
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, 2017.