Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Simon Meredith, 29 July 1739

From Simon Meredith3

ALS: American Philosophical Society

July 29 1739


Please to let my Son Hugh Meredith have the Sum of Eight pounds and place the Same to the Account of your Real Friend And very Humble Servant

Simon Meredith

To Mr. Benjamin Franklin Postmaster in Philadelphia

[Receipted:] Receiv’d the above Eight Pounds per me
July 30. 1739 

Hugh Meredith

[Receipted:] Borrowed and receiv’d also of Benjamin Franklin Six pounds more per me
£6. —. —

Hugh Meredith

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Father of BF’s former partner, Hugh Meredith. See above, I, 175 n.

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