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Pierre Augustin, Caron de Beaumarchais letter

Mss 777617
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777617

Description

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.

Dates

  • 1777-11-17

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.1 linear ft.

General

Silas Deane (1737-1789)

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