Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Caroline Edes, 12 December 1781

From Caroline Edes

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Wednesday, December the 12th. [1781]5


I did not receive your favor dated Monday the 10th:6 till this day at Noon, consequently it was then too late to do myself the honour of waiting on you according to your Appointment. I therefore take the liberty of inclosing Mr Bridgen’s letter, and entreat the favor of your Answer as soon as possible.

I am, with great Respect, Sir, Your most Obedient Servant

Caroline Edes

Addressed: Benjamin Franklin, Esq:

Notation: Edes

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5Dated by BF’s answer of the following day.


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