Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from John Allen, 24 May 1783

From John Allen

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Bordeaux May 24th. 1783


I had the Honnor of writing the 29th. of Last Month8 to your Excellence, beging, you would be so good as to grant me a Register for the Brign Lovely Aglaé that I Purcheas’d at this Port, being without any Answer, I take the Liberty to request of your Excellence not to forget my just Demand, as my Brig is all Ready, and am only waiting for a favourable Answer, Which may be directed to Mr. Bondfield.

I have the Honnor to be with Due Respect, your Excellence’s Most obeidient and most Humble Servant

John Allen

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]


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