Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Rozier, 29 April 1779

To Rozier9

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy April 29 1779


As you do my little Piece on the Aurora Borealis the Honor to suppose it may be agreeable to your philosophical Readers, I have requested M. Le Roi who read it at the Academy & has it in his Hands, to furnish you with a Correct Copy of it, which he has promised to do.1 With great Esteem I am &c

M. L’Abbé Rozier.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9In answer to his of April 21.

1Le Roy’s final manuscript has not survived, but one of his drafts is now at the Library of Congress. Rozier published the paper in the June issue of the Jour. de Physique. See above, XXVIII, 190–2.

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