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Franklin and John Adams to Arthur Lee, [27 November 1778]

Franklin and John Adams to Arthur Lee

AL:9 Pierpont Morgan Library

Fryday Morng. [November 27, 1778]

Dr Franklin and Mr Adams present their Compliments to Mr Lee, and request that the Journey to Versailles1 may be postponed to Sunday at 8 O Clock in the Morning for several particular Reasons besides the bad Weather.—

Addressed: The Hon. Mr Lee / Chaillot

Endorsed: F. & Adams

Notation: Recu La Lettre une de mieur a pré [une demi-heure après] que Monsieur Leé a etté sorti de La méson par Le garson de Cuisinè Le 27 novanbre 1778

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9In JA’s hand.

1To meet with Vergennes: see Lee’s response of the following day.

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