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John Paul Jones to John Adams

7 Feb. 1786

Sir, Paris Feby. 7th. 1786.

I am honored with the Letter you wrote me from London the 21st. Ult. which I receive as a personal obligation. I yesterday mentioned to Mr. Jefferson that you propose to begin the Business in question by writing to the Baron de Waltersdorff. Mr. Jefferson says the Baron is appointed Governor of a Colony in the West Indies and he beleives is sailed from Copenhagen. I hasten to advise you of this that you may take such information, or adopt such remedy as may answer the end proposed.

I have the honor to be with great Respect / Sir, your most obedient / and most humble Servant

Paul Jones

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