Marquis de Bouille letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1783 March 12

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Marquis de Bouille letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1783 March 12

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The Marquis de Bouille informs Vicomte that the preliminary articles of peace have been signed and he has sent the Vicomte de Mortemar the order to return to Martinique with all the king's ships which are in Tobago.

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Martinique the 12 March 1783

The peace preliminaries, Sir, having been signed, I send the order to M. le Vicomte de Mortemar to return here with all of the King's ships which are in Tobago.

I have that to be with a very inviolable attachment, Sir, your very humble and very obedient servant.
Bouillé

I request you to pass the packet joined here to Mr. de Mortemar.

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Citation

Bouillé, François-Claude-Amour, marquis de, 1739-1800, “Marquis de Bouille letter to Vicomte d'Arrot, 1783 March 12,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 18, 2024, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/112.