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Circular letter from Robert R. Livingston to the state governors
Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813
May 14, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 326-327

TO GOVERNOR MARTIN FROM HON. ROBT. LIVINGSTON.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

(Circular.)


Office of Foreign Affairs,
Philadelphia, May 14th, 1782.

Sir:

I have the honor to inform you that the Minister Plenipotentiary

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of His Most Christian Majesty yesterday announced to the United States in Congress assembled at a public audience the birth of a Dauphin of France. They were pleased to direct the communication which I have now the honor to make, in order that your Excellency and the people over whom you preside may partake in the joy which an event which so nearly affects the happiness of their great and generous Ally connot fail to diffuse.

I have the Honor to be, &c.,
ROBT. R. LIVINGSTON.