Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Rodolphe-Ferdinand Grand, 7 April 1782

To Rodolphe-Ferdinand Grand

AL (draft): American Philosophical Society; copy: Library of Congress

Passy, April 7. 1782


This is to request you would immediately discharge and take up sundry Bills of Exchange, amounting to One Thousand Six hundred and seventy one Dollars, which were accepted by Mr Jay at Madrid, & afterwards protested for Nonpayment, and are now in the hands of Messrs. Pache, freres & Co at Paris.3 I am, Sir Your most obedt Servant

[In the margin:] Dollars 1671

Mr Grand,

Mr Grand Banker at Paris

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Grand paid the bills on April 23: Account XXVII (XXXII, 4).

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