Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Gourlade & Moylan, 14 February 1781

To Gourlade & Moylan

Two copies:9 Library of Congress

Passy, Feby. 14. 1781.


I received the Letter you honoured me with of the   1 Instant, relating to the Arms left by Capt. Jones. They are to be shipt on board the Marquis de la Fayette; and it may be done as soon as she arrives, if Mr. Williams who has the Care of loading her, has not other Goods that he chuses should be placed lowest. I have the honour to be, with much Esteem, Gentlemen, Your most obedient & most humble Servant

(signed) B Franklin

Mrs. Gourlade & Moylan.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9Both by L’Air de Lamotte, but one leaves off at the complimentary close.

1Blank in the MS; the present letter is in response to the firm’s Feb. 5 letter, above.

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