From Isaac Norris
Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philada. Novr 23d. 1758
Dear Friend Benjamin Franklin
Be pleased to receive the inclosed Bill of Exchange John Hunter6 on Messrs. Thomlinson, Hanbury, Colebrooke & Nisbitt Merchants in London No. 732 for Three Hundred Pounds Sterling. for my Account7 till further Order from Your Assured Friend
Wrote [a Seperate Letter]8 at W Griffitts’s and Sent by his Young Man who went down after the Vessels.
Endorsed: recd by BF ackgd Janry. 18 1759
6. Col. John Hunter of Virginia; see above, VI, 223 n.
7. For BF’s receipt of this bill see the next to last footnote to the preceding document.
8. Brackets in the original. Norris presumably meant by the memorandum that he wrote this as a separate letter from that of November 21, immediately above, while at the house of William Griffitts (see above, VII, 174 n) and sent it after the departing convoy by Griffitts’ servant.