Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Charles-Guillaume-Frederic Dumas, 1 October 1776

To Charles-Guillame-Frédéric Dumas

ALS: Yale University Library; copy: Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères

Philada. Oct. 1. 1776


I have just time to acknowledge the Receipt of your two Packets, A and B. with the Pamphlets enclos’d, the Contents of which are very satisfactory.1 You will hear from me more fully in a little time.2 With great Esteem I am, Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant

B Franklin

We have a great Force brought against us here, but continue firm.
Mr Dumas.

1See Cornelius Stevenson to BF above, Aug. 22, 1776.

2He apparently did so, but the letter miscarried; see BF to Dumas below, Jan. 28, 1777.

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