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To Benjamin Franklin from the Vicomte de Sarsfield, [2 November? 1779]

From the Vicomte de Sarsfield

AL: American Philosophical Society

ce Mardi [November 2, 1779?]4

Le Vicomte de sarsfield Envoije scavoir des Nouvelles de Monsieur francklin; il le supplie de remettre au porteur de ce billet La Lettre qu’il a Eü La Bonté de Luy promettre.

Addressed: a Monsieur / Monsieur francklin / chez Monsieur de / chaumont / A Passy

Endorsed: Sir W York’s Memoire

Notation in William Temple Franklin’s hand: Notes of no Consequence

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4Our dating is based on the endorsement, which we believe is a reference to the memorial of Sir Joseph Yorke that Dumas sent BF on Oct. 18 and BF acknowledged receiving on Oct. 29: XXX, 556–7, 609. Nov. 2 was the earliest Tuesday Sarsfield could have requested a copy promised to him.

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