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ALS : American Philosophical Society As Lord Le Despencer cannot get at his Oats, being under a Stack of Wheat, in time for your sending them to America for the next Season, I herewith send you my last Years produce as His Lordship will supply me with some. I have also added a little more of the Swiss Barley and am very truly Dear Sir Your most obedient humble Servant Addressed: To / Dr....
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. Todd presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and begs the favour of his Company to Dinner on Friday next at four, to meet Mr. Foxcroft, Mr. Wharton and Major Trent. Mr. Todd will be very happy if this note should find the Dr. returned to Town. Addressed: To / Dr. Franklin / at Mrs. Stevenson’s / Craven Street / Strand. Sir Grey Cooper had offered to...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. Todd presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and begs the favour of his Company to Dinner on Monday next at ½ past three to meet Major Trent, Mr. Wharton and Mr. Foxcroft. Addressed: To / Dr. Franklin / Craven Street. Presumably to discuss the affairs of the Grand Ohio Company, of which Todd and his guests were members. See his earlier invitation...
AL : Historical Society of Pennsylvania <General Post Office, Thursday, April 4, 1771. An invitation, in the third person, to dinner at four the next day with Mr. Wharton and Major Trent. A bizarre postscript, in Todd’s hand, reads “Salt Fish and Brandy.”> Samuel Wharton and William Trent, two of the prime movers in the Walpole Company. The dinner was presumably to discuss its affairs.
AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Todd presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and as he understands he has received his Accounts by this Days Mail he would be glad if the Accountant General could have them to examine next Wednesday that if there should be any Errors in them they may be wrote about by this Month’s Mail. For the accounts see the following document. The 6th was a Tuesday;...
AL : American Philosophical Society <1773? A note in the third person: thanks Franklin “for the Paragraphs which seem to be perfectly right”; the New York packet will sail, wind permitting, when tonight’s mail reaches Falmouth.>
Letterbook copy: General Post Office, London Two days after the scene at the Cockpit the blow fell: Franklin was curtly dismissed from the Post Office. His acquaintance of many years, Anthony Todd, was not responsible for the curtness. The ministry was; Franklin believed that it had forced the Postmasters General into a step they were reluctant to take. His dismissal “could but incense him and...
Letterbook copy: General Post Office, London The Detention of the Lord Hyde Packet Boat for the Governments Dispatches enables me to acquaint you in addition to my Letter of the 7th. Instant that Dr. Franklin and the Accountant General have had a meeting in order to settle the General Accounts to the 5th. of April last but they are made out in so loose and careless not to say incorrect manner...
Letterbook copy: General Post Office, London Mr. Todd presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and sends him an extract of a Letter to Messrs. Foxcroft and Finlay of the 9th. of Decr. last concerning the Balance remaining in his Hands to which he has not as yet received an Answer, but makes no doubt when it comes it will clear up every Difficulty in settling his Accounts finally with this...