Despeintreaux, Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Lucas (b. c.1759)

Favor seeker.

L’avocat au baillage royal. Hoped to settle in America. Sought Franklin’s advice. Franklin met with him and supplied him with a letter of recommendation to the Baches.

Arrived in Philadelphia. Settled in Pittsburgh and purchased a small plantation.

Born in Ponteaudemer, Normandy. Alternate form of the name: Despeintreaux, Lucas.