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The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1830
Language: English
Wordcount: 154,658 / 456 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 905
Added to site: 2009.07.19
mnybks.net#: 24745
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ing the army.--Causes of the weakness of the southern army.

To the President of Congress. Versailles, April 9th, 1781, 220

France consents to guaranty a loan of ten millions to be opened in Holland.--Solicitations for supplies.

Memorial from Colonel John Laurens to Count de Vergennes, 222

Represents the grant already made to be insufficient and requests supplies in arms, &c. on credit.--Desires the amount of the loan proposed to be raised in Holland may be advanced by France.--Urges the necessity of maintaining a naval superiority in the American seas.

To the President of Congress. Paris, April 24th, 1781, 226

Remittance of the aid in specie.--Reasons for engaging the South Carolina ship, the Indian, for the conveyance.--Nature of supplies in arms, ammunition, &c.

Memorial from John Laurens to the Director-General of Finance, 230

Urging the increase of the intended remittance of specie.

To the President of Congress. Paris, May 15th, 1781,

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