Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Ferdinand Grand, 22 January 1782

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.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2In the hand of his son Henry.

3This is the amount remaining as of Jan. 19 in BF’s personal account with Grand, Account XVII (XXVI, 3).

4Account XXVII (XXXII, 4), which Ferdinand Grand submitted on Jan. 28; see our annotation of JA’s Jan. 25 letter.

5Henry Grand to BF, Jan. 19, above, written on behalf of his father.

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