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To George Washington from Benjamin Franklin, 6 May 1781

Passy May 6 1781

Dear Sir,

The Bearer Mr Grieve, goes to Virginia, with an Intention of settling there, where he has also some Business in which you are concern’d. I beg leave to present him to your Exlleny as a Gentleman of Character, & who has long distinguished himself in England as a firm Friend to the Cause of America. I purpose writing to you fully by Col: Laurens, who will leave Paris in a few days. With great & Sincere Esteem, I am ever,

Benjamin Franklin

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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