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To Benjamin Franklin from John Adams, 12 December 1782

From John Adams

L:6 American Philosophical Society

Hotel du Roy, au Carrouzel, Decemr: 12th. 1782

Mr: Adams presents his Compliments to his Excellency Dr: Franklin, & requests the honor of his Company to dinner on Monday the 16th. inst. at 3. oClock.7

Addressed: Son Excellence / Monsieur Franklin. / Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6In the hand of Charles Storer. JA issued a nearly identical invitation to WTF (APS).

7Fitzherbert, Oswald, and Laurens attended JA’s dinner, among unspecified others: Butterfield, John Adams Diary, III, 96. BF and WTF received an invitation from Georges Grand for the same day (above, Dec. 11).

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