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

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes March. 12. 1782

Dear & hond sir

I have this day sent to the Marquis of Castries a Plan of An Enterprise which if undertaken cannot fail of being very distressing to England, and of high Importance to France & America,— what this Plan is I cannot at present tell you because I have left the Communication entirely to him, & in all probability he will lay it before you; When he does please to let me know, and I will give you further Information relative to the american Advantages of the Undertaking, which I am sure will strike you forcibly.

I am as ever your dutifull & affectionate Kinsman

Jona Williams J

Addressed: a monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / Ministre Plenipotentiaire / des Etats Unis / a Passy / prés Paris.

Notation: J. Williams, Nantes March 12. 1782.

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