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To Benjamin Franklin from John Paul Jones, 2 August 1784

From John Paul Jones

AL: University of Pennsylvania Library

Paris Augt. the 2d. 1784

Mr Paul Jones has the Honor to accept Doctor Franklin’s kind Invitation for Dinner on Wednesday the 4th. Instant9

Addressed: A son Excellence / Monsieur Franklin Ministre / Plenipotentiere des Etâts-Unis / en son Hotêl à Passy / près Paris.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9The Duke of Dorset was also among the “grande Compagnie” dining with BF on this date: BFB’s journal, entry of Aug. 4, 1784.

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