From Barnabas Deane8
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Wethersfield Jany. 14th. 1782
I have Taken the Liberty to inclose to Your Excellency a Letter for my Brother,9 which I must beg you to forward him.
I am with Respect Your most Obedient and Very Humble Servt.
His Excellency Dr. Franklin
Notation: B. Deane Jany. 14 1782.
8. One of only two extant letters to BF from Silas Deane’s brother; the other is in XXV, 646–7.
9. Probably from Barnabas himself, who was concerned that he had received no response to the letters he had recently written: Deane Papers, V, 22.