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Letter from Peter Rainguenoire to Abner Nash
Rainguenoire, Peter
November 08, 1781
Volume 19, Page 882


Yorektown, Novr. 8th, 1781.


I was charged with dispatches for you from Philadelphia, but being attached to the French Fleet I have been necessarily obliged to stay in Yorek for to Terminate Some business for the Naval Army, therefore Sir, I took the opportunity of a Gentlemen going to Halifax for to forward these dispatches. I am extremely Sorry, Sir, I cannot have the honour to carry them to you myself, but I hope, as soon as my business is settled, to go to New Bern where I make myself the honour to wait upon you. Till then, pleas to accept the assurance of the most perfect respect with which I have the honour to be,

Your most obedient & very humble Servt.,