Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from David Hall, 24 March 1761

From David Hall

Letterbook copy: American Philosophical Society

Philada. March 24. 1761.


I received a few Lines from you by Captain Bolitho,5 owning the Receipt of mine,6 with the Renewal of the £300 and Damages; and am glad to hear you think of being able to be here soon.

Inclosed I have sent you the third Copy of a Bill of Exchange for Two Hundred Pounds Sterling on Messieurs Trecothick, Apthorp, and Thomlinson, Merchants in London; the first and second Copies of which were sent you (Via New-York,) by the Edward, Captain Davis, and the General Wall Packet Boat, Captain Lutwyche.7 I am, Sir, Yours, &c.

D. Hall.

To Mr. Franklin By the Indian Trader, Captain Robinson8

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5Pa. Gaz., March 24, 1761, reported the entry of the Myrtilla, Capt. John Bolitho. The letter which she carried has not been found.

6That of Aug. 26, 1760 (above, p. 187) containing a bill for £360, drawn by Scott and McMichael, Philadelphia merchants, to cover two earlier protested bills.

7For these bills, see above, pp. 273, 278.

8Pa. Gaz., March 26, 1761, reported the clearance of the Indian Trader, Capt. Anthony Robinson.

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