Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Arthur Lee, 9 July 1779

To Arthur Lee

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy, July 9. 1779.


The Merchants alluded to in my Letter to your Brother, were Mr. Bayard, Mr. Monthieu, and M. Chaumont. The Terms I understood to be those proposed by Virginia. I have the honour to be with great respect, Sir Your most obedient and most humble servant


honble. Arthur Read8 Esq.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8An obvious mistranscription by the copyist.

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