Benjamin Franklin Papers

The American Peace Commissioners to Henry Strachey, 6 November 1782

The American Peace Commissioners to Henry Strachey

LS and three copies: Public Record Office; copies: National Archives (three),5 Library of Congress (three), Massachusetts Historical Society, William L. Clements Library; transcript: National Archives

Paris 6th. November 1782.


We have been honoured with your Favor of the 5th. Instant, and as our Answer to a Letter We recieved from Mr. Oswald on the same subject contains our unanimous Sentiments respecting it, We take the Liberty of referring you to the enclosed Copy of that Answer.6

We have the honor to be, Sir your most obedient Servants

John Adams
B Franklin
John Jay.

H Strachey Esqr

Notations: Letter from the American Commissioners to Mr Strachey 6 Novr 1782 / In Mr. Oswald’s 6 & 7 Novemr. 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5All three are in JA’s hand.

6American Peace Commissioners to Oswald, Nov. 7, below.

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