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Pierre Augustin, Caron de Beaumarchais letter
Letter from Pierre Augustin Beaumarchis of Marseilles to Robert Norris, reporting, in a letter delivered by Mr. Perrier, an officer of the ship which Ricard and Merle sent, to tell that the ship 'Flamand' is on its way, loaded with articles of the greatest value to the Republic. Also mentions Mr. Deane as most useful to the American Cause. He says the reports that Washington is beaten and Philadelphia taken, are not being believed.
A translation of the letter is included as well as a translation of a letter to Morris from Perrier and two newspaper clippings.
- Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1798 (Author, Person)
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Silas Deane (1737-1789)
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