From David Barclay
AL: Library of Congress
Cheapside 16th. Inst. [March 16, 1775]
D: Barclay’s respects, and acquaints Dr. Franklin, that Dr. Fothergill desires the favor of his Company Tomorrow Evening at half past 7 Clock, when D B will meet him if that Time is agreable to Dr. Franklin.7
Addressed: Doctr. Franklin / Cravenstreet
Endorsed: March 75
7. The purpose of this last meeting was a sad one, to send word by BF to their American friends that the colonists’ rights depended from now on solely upon their own efforts. Below, p. 597.