To [John] Pownall
AL (draft6): American Philosophical Society
<Craven Street, May 8, 1771, a note in the third person. Believes that Mr. Sargent of Downing Street7 corresponds with Mr. Coxe, and will take charge of sending the warrant. If Sargent is out of town or declines, Franklin will do it himself.>
6. It is not in BF’s hand, and is written at the foot of the preceding document.
7. For John Sargent, a former director of the Bank of England, see above, VII, 322 n; Namier and Brooke, House of Commons, III, 404–5.