Benjamin Franklin Papers

Jonathan Williams, Jr., to the American Commissioners, 16 July 1778

Jonathan Williams, Jr., to the American Commissioners

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Passy 16 July 1778.

Honourable Gentlemen

In consequence of the Remittance made to me by Mr. Delap of Bordeaux2 I have written the inclosed Letter3 to the officers and people of the Ranger, which if you approve please to return to be copied and forwarded. I have the honour to be with great Respect Your most obedient Servant

Jona Williams J

The Honble The Ministers Plenipotentiary of the United States.

Notation: J. Williams 16 July 1778. to Commrs

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2At the request of the commissioners, for the Ranger’s prizes: see their letter of June 24 to the Delaps, XXVI, 678.


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