Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from David Hall, 6 February 1758

From David Hall

Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia, 6th. February 1758


My two last to you by the Speedwell Captain Robinson to London and Capt. Troy to Dublin;3 contained the first and second Copies of a Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling, which I hope are come safe to hand, and paid long before this Reaches; but in Case of both Copies miscarrying have sent you the third.

Inclosed you have also the first Copy of another Bill of Exchange for £100. Sterling more (which makes the Seventh Hundred remitted you since you left Philadelphia) which you will please to advise me; when it comes to hand. Yours


By the Packet, Capt. Morris Via New-York4
To Benjamin Franklin Esqr.
2d Copy via Belfast Capt. Nichols5

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3See above, p. 357.

4Morris’ packet, Earl of Leicester, left N.Y., Feb. 18, 1758 (Pa. Gaz., Feb. 23, 1758), and reached England late in March.

5Pa. Gaz., Feb. 16, 1758, recorded clearance of the brig Gregg, Capt. William Nickells, for Belfast.

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