About the Letter
In this May 25, 1796 letter, Monroe reports that he has not heard anything about an unidentified subject from previous correspondence, and that there is no successor for Mr. Adet. Next, he says he received a letter from the Secretary of State regarding the presentation of the French flag in the U.S. Congress. In his next point he comments on the discovery of a conspiracy against the French government, and the arrest of a suspect in connection with the conspiracy in Austria, and the negative effect of the conspiracy on foreigners in France. Monroe's final point is about the French campaigns in Italy and the War in the Vendée.