Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Ralph Izard, 29 February 1780

From Ralph Izard5

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Paris 29th. Feby. 1780.


I have written to Captain Jones relative to my having a passage on board of the Alliance. It will be agreeable to me to stay in Paris with my family until she is ready to sail, & I should be obliged to you if you would let me know when you think it proper for me to set out for L’Orient, & what Passengers are to go in her.

I have the honour to be Sir your most obt. hble Servt.

Ra. Izard

Honble B. Franklin Esqr.

Addressed: To / The Honble Benjamin Franklin Esqr / Minister Plenipotentiary from / the United States of America / at Passy.

Notation: Ra Izard Feb 29. 80

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5As far as we know, his final piece of correspondence with BF.

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