Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Joshua Johnson, 13 June 1780

From Joshua Johnson

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes 13 June 1780


I have the honor to hand you inclosed four Letters that has this moment arrived by a Ship from New London & who departed 9 Ultimo.8 I am with esteem Sir Your most Obed. Serv

Joshua Johnson

His Excellency. Benjn. Franklin Esqr.

Notation: Johnson Jonathan, Nantes 13. June 1780.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8These must have been brought by the Négresse; see our annotation of Jonathan Trumbull’s April 12 letter and that of Jonathan Williams, Sr., of April 25.

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