Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Gérard de Rayneval, 8 March 1781

To Gérard de Rayneval

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy, March 8. 1781


I am honour’d with your Letter of this Day and shall accordingly take Care to be with M. le Comte de Vergennes before 10. o Clock on Saturday next.8 Be pleased to present my Respects to his Excellency, & belive me to be with perfect Esteem. Sir,

M. de Rayneval.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8Rayneval’s letter is missing. What transpired at the March 10 meeting is described in the notation to BF’s March 6 letter to Vergennes, above.

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