Bond from David Weatherby2
Printed form with manuscript insertions: Yale University Library
<August 2, 1775: Weatherby, a Philadelphia linen printer, binds himself and his heirs to pay Franklin or his assigns £ 44 in Pennsylvania currency. If £ 22 in the same, with interest, is paid within a year the obligation will be void. Sealed and delivered in the presence of Richard Bache and James Bryson.3>
2. Perhaps one of the artisans who had emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1773 with John Hewson and Nathaniel Norgrove; see above, XX, 321.
3. The same two had witnessed BF’s signature on Trent’s power of attorney above, April 11.