I applyed to the Secretary of Congress respecting Mr. Burke’s attendance, according to your request. He referred me to the journals, & indeed, turned to them himself as being familiar in the differentcertificate thereof, in form, to him, but he declined it, alleging the evidence of the printed journal was sufficient.
Any further commands you may have while I am here, I shall with much pleasure attend to.
By way of news, it is said the Prussians are likely to meet with some work in reinstating the stadholder, as a body of French troops are on their way to support the patriotic party.
If it is anywise interesting to you to hear, we expect a French minister will be added to the Consul of that nation; accordingly a count de Motier will shortly come over.