To Jane Mecom
ALS: American Philosophical Society
London, Feb. 26. 1775
I hope you continue well, as I do, Thanks to God. Be of good Courage. Bad Weather does not last always in any Country.1 Supposing it may be agreable to you, I send you a Head they make here and sell at the China Shops.2 My Love to your Children, and to Cousin Williams and Family. I am ever Your affectionate Brother
1. BF, in writing Bowdoin the day before, had quoted Horace to the same effect.
2. Probably a Wedgwood cameo of himself; see Charles C. Sellers, Benjamin Franklin in Portraiture (New Haven and London, 1962), pp. 74, 396.