Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Ferdinand Grand, 11 March 1782

To Ferdinand Grand

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy March 11. 1782.


This is to desire you would as soon as may be possible5 furnish Messrs. Fizeaux & Grand at Amsterdam with the Sum of Forty Thousand, nine hundred and fifty eight Bank Florins in order to discharge the Bills drawn in Favour of Mr. Ross, and which will be due the 19th. of this Month.6 Place the same to the public Account of Sir, Your &c

M. Grand.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5L’Air de Lamotte wrote “may be” over the erased but still visible word “possible”.

6On March 15 Grand paid the firm 91,889 l.t. 1 s. 6 d.: Account XXVII (XXXII, 4).

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