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To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Jr., 12 August 1782

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

Copy: Yale University Library

Nantes Augt 12 1782

Dr & hond sir

The present serves only to inform you that agreable to the permission contained in Billy’s letter of the 23 June I have this day drawn on you for my advances to Prisoners in favour of Mr Grand as per accot on the other side amounting to £1697..10..0 which please to honour I inclose the original Vouchers to each charge.—6 I am as ever &c &c

His Excellency Doctor Franklin Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6JW had first requested reimbursement for these expenditures in his letter of March 26, above; see also his letter of May 22. A copy of the enclosed invoice follows the present letter in JW’s letterbook (Yale University Library) and includes expenses for various Americans’ board through June 9.

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