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From Benjamin Franklin to Robert Morris, 22 October 1779

To Robert Morris

LS:8 Yale University Library; copy: Library of Congress

Passy Oct. 22. 1779.

Dear Sir,

My Friend, M. De la Freté, having a considerable Property in the Hands of M. De Rouillac & Co. at Edenton in N. Carolina9 has sent a Power of attorney to M. Holker to recover the same for him. If you can in any way assist M. Holker in effecting this Business, you will very much oblige Dear Sir, Your most obedient & most humble Servant.

B Franklin

Honble. Robt. Morris Esq.

Addressed: Honble Robt. Morris Esqr / Member of Congress / at Philadelphia

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8In WTF’s hand.

9Roulhac represented Reculès de Basmarein & Raimbaux: XXVIII, 566n.

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