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To Benjamin Franklin from Benjamin Franklin Bache, 25 February 1783

From Benjamin Franklin Bache

ALS: American Philosophical Society1

Geneva 25, Feb 1783

My dear Grand Pappa

Full of Impatience to recieve a letter from you in order to know the state of your health & whether you consent to my having a wathch as I Desir’d by my Last,2 I write yo the present Letter, to ask again that Favour and repeat to you that I have not reciev’d the Parcel of Books mention’d in your Letter of the 7 Jan. 1783.3 I have receiv’d Lately a letter from Mrs Montgomery to wish I have not yet ans werd having had a sore hand. I have heard also By madame Cramer that you think of going to London as I should have a very great Desire of nowing those Contries, & being estremely fund of Voyagin and above all other Reason being full of Impatience to see you. I ask of You as a particular favour to permit Me to go with You. You will lay under a great obligation Your Most Dutiful & Affectionate Grandson

B. Franin. Bache

Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin Ministre / Plenipotentiaire des Etats unis / D’Amerique auprès de [sa] Majesté / très chretienne. / á Passy Près Paris.

1Castle-Bache Collection, available on microfilm.

2Jan. 30, above.

3XXXVIII, 556–7.

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