From David Salisbury Franks
ALS: American Philosophical Society
L’orient 3d. Jany. 1781 [i.e., 1782]
I now inclose to your Excellency the Letters mention’d in my last3 & hope you will favor me with your opinion on the Subjects.
The St. James will sail by the 15th. Inst. & as soon as I receive your Excellency’s Instructions I shall be ready either to take rout of Spain or embark—in the former Case pray inform me whether I am to call for your Commands. I am Sir with the Highest Respect Your Excellencys obt. humble Sevt.
Davd. S. Franks
Notation: D.S. Franks Jany 3. 1782
3. Perhaps the papers he describes on Dec. 23, above.