From Jonathan Williams, Sr.
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Boston Feby 3. 1781
The Bearer of this is a Son of our friend mr Russell.1 I take the Liberty to recommend him to your Civilities in doing Which you will Oblige yr Dutyfull Nephew
We are all well. I heard from Aunt yr Sister2 a few days ago. She is well & happy—
Addressed: His Excellency Benja Franklin Eqr / Passey / Paris— / pr favour of Mr. Russel
1. This is probably the same Mr. Russell who later served as a clerk in JW’s countinghouse in Nantes: JW to BF, Aug. 11, 1783 (APS).
2. Jane Mecom.