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From Benjamin Franklin to William Strahan, 9 January 1749

To William Strahan

ALS: Yale University Library

Philada. Jan. 9. 1748,9

Dear Sir

This just serves to cover a Bill of Exchange for £8 8s. od. Sterling, and to let you know we are all well. It goes via New York, our River being full of Ice. I shall write you largely per our next Vessel, particularly about Mr. Read’s Affair.5 I wrote to you per our two last Vessels. The Post just going, cannot add but that I am Dear Sir, Your obliged Friend and Servant

B Franklin

Addressed: To  Mr Wm Strahan  Printer  London

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5On James Read’s indebtedness to Strahan, see above, p. 316.

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