From Ferdinand Grand
LS:2 American Philosophical Society
Paris Jany 22nd. 1782
Herewith I have the honour to transmitt you the Extract of your Account current with me, by which I owe you a Ballance of £19542.17.3 which I have carried to your credit in a fresh Account;3 When examined, if found right, I shall be glad to have your Approbation to the Same.
That of the United States is now a makeing & shall also be given in very soon.4
Craving a few lines answer to that Paragraph of my last,5 concerning Mr. J. Adams, I have the honour to be most respectfully sir Your most obedient & most humble servant
His Excellency Mr. Bn. Franklin, Passy.
2. In the hand of his son Henry.
3. This is the amount remaining as of Jan. 19 in BF’s personal account with Grand, Account XVII (XXVI, 3).
4. Account XXVII (XXXII, 4), which Ferdinand Grand submitted on Jan. 28; see our annotation of JA’s Jan. 25 letter.
5. Henry Grand to BF, Jan. 19, above, written on behalf of his father.