Governor Carondelet informed Bouligny that [Captain Francisco] Montreuil was seeking to excuse himself from going to Pensacola on the pretext of an agreement he had made with [Lieutenant Colonel Juan de] LaVillebeuve, that was to say with José Valiere. Carondelet supposed that Montreuil had deposited 1,000 pesos in the Treasury and requested Bouligny to verify this. All those who had served their term prior to the declaration of war could have a furlough. Carondelet asked what Bouligny had learned about the author of the memorial so that his petition be denied. Carondelet was leaving the next day for Plaquemines where he was to lay the foundations of the new Fort Bourbon. Bouligny was to handle pay accounts during his absence.