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To Benjamin Franklin from William and Mary Hewson, 22 March [1771–74]: résumé

From William and Mary Hewson

AL: University of Pennsylvania Library

<March 22, [1771–744]: a note in the third person, in Polly Hewson’s hand. Reminds Franklin that he has promised to dine with them next Thursday.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4The Hewsons were married in July, 1770, and he died suddenly in May, 1774. The invitation could have been in any March between those dates, and according to our practice we are assigning it to the earliest possible year.

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