's account of the French proposals is correct, but so too are his doubts about Dutch
willingness to agree to combined operations (Dull, French Navy and Amer. Independence
, p. 309). The Gazette d'Amsterdam
of 1 Oct., in a report dated 29 Sept. at The Hague, indicated that La Vauguyon had
met with deputies of the States General to discuss the current campaign and to renew
the “Plan de Concert” for the next year's operations.