From [John] Hunt5
AL: American Philosophical Society
Rue de Clery Friday Evening June 27th: 1783
J. Hunt has the Honor to present his most respectful compliments to his Excellency Dr. Franklin, and will do himself the pleasure; agreeable to his Excellency’s kind invitation, to dine with him on Sunday next.
Addressed: His Excellency Dr. Franklin / Passy
5. Hunt, who was related to Matthew Ridley by marriage, had dined with BF in February: XXXIX, 136. He sailed to America on the General Washington at the end of the summer to settle some of Ridley’s business affairs: Morris Papers, VIII, 313–14; IX, 469.