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Letter from François, Marquis de Barbé-Marbois
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837
June 21, 1785
Volume 17, Pages 475-476

MR. DE MARBOIS TO GOV CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Philadelphia,
June 21st 1785.

Sir:

I have received your Excellency's letter dated 4th January last since a few days only. I am much obliged for your attention to the Executive, of the provision of my office as Consul General of same and have received the rec't. duly authenticated joined to the letter which I have the honor to answer.

You mentioned in the same letter Sir, that you presumed Mr. Blount had (4th January last) remitted me some of the monies due from your State, to the Government of Martinique, but to this day I have received nothing, and I am sorry to have disappointed the said Government. You will oblige me much Sir, if you will be so

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kind as to give positive directions for the final settlement of these affairs.

I have the honor to be with the greatest respect, Sir.
your Excellency's very humbl. ob. servt.,
DE MARBOIS.