Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from the Comte de Sarsfield, 26 May 1777

From the Comte de Sarsfield

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Rue pot de fer May the 26th 1777.


As I have received no answer from you to my last note9 I am Still in Suspense about the Books you may wish to have. There is a Bundle made wherein are Garma teatro de España and Gibbon’s Roman empire. Mr. Oudin chez Mr. Lecomte de Sarsfield rue pot de fer will send them to Mr. Deane’s upon any note from you written in french. If you wish any other, Please, Sir, to order, and your commands Shall be obeyed. I wish you Please to let know what Books you chuse and what you chuse not to have. I’m Sir with the truest consideration and Esteem and attachment Your most humble and obedient Servant


Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur franklin / Chez Mr Rey de Chaumont / A Passy

Notation: Sarsfield

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9Above, before May 26.

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