1782 September 3. Jonathan Nesbitt & Co. ALS to John Brown; L'Orient, France.
Concerning private shipping matters; "your coast being so closely watch'd by the Enemy...those that go on the Coast in Winter will have of better chance." States that he has little to say about politics and cannot say with certainty whether they will have peace or continued war. The British have sent their ambassador from Brussels to Paris. Describes the [Great] Siege of Gibraltar and its implications on the war.