From Leendert de Neufville
AL: American Philosophical Society
Paris 27 April 1781.
As Mr. de Neufvilles departure frm. Paris was unexpected and on a Sudden he desired Mr. Brailsford to thank Your Excellency and his Grandson for their Kind visit, making the apologie fr. not being able to enjoy of Mr. Franklins Kind invitation to dine with him on Sunday6 which Mr. deneufville should have Complyed with the utmost satisfaction And Acknowledgement fr the honour if indispensabel bussiness had not hindred him.
Addressed: To / his Excellency B Franklin / Minister plenipotentiary / of the United States of / North America at / the Court of Versailles.
6. April 29.