From Thomas Cushing
ALS: Library of Congress
Boston Decr 11. 1773
Since the foregoing4 I have received another Letter from the Speaker of the House of Deputies of Rhode Island and wrote at their desire, requesting that I would use my Endeavors to procure them G: Rome’s original letter, I must therefore repeat my request to you Sir that you would be so Kind as procure and transmitt said Letter to Metcalf Bowler Esqr or Mr. Henry Merchant of Rhode Island. Therein you will much oblidge their House of Deputies. I conclude with respect Your most humble Servant
To Benja: Franklin Esqr
Addressed: To / Benjamin Franklin Esqr LLD / in / London / per Favour Mr/ Jhon Sprague5 / QDC
4. The copy (misdated Sept. 16) of his letter of Sept. 18 above; that letter explains what follows.
5. See the preceding document.