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ALS : American Philosophical Society Since I had the honor of conversing with you, it has occurred to me, that much of the expence, danger of capture, and inconvenience attending my intended voyage would be prevented by going to New York: the difficulty of getting from thence to Maryland seems, to me, to be that of being received into General Washington’s lines; I have been a little acquainted...
ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania I have wrote you by two different Conveyances,— Another now pressents which I embrace to let you know we are well, & to send you the Dutch News papers— Wishing them safe to your hands— I remain with unfeigned Love & Duty. Yours affectionately Addressed: Doctor Franklin Notation: R. Bache Augt. 12. 1782. His last two extant letters are above, July 23 and...
LS : American Philosophical Society I have been for Some time past in hopes of having the pleasure of hearing from your Excellency in answer to what I had the honour of writing to you the 17th. of last month. Since that time Mess De Neufville have totally rejected any Arbitration relative to the Settlement of their demand and have applied to Congress— Consequently my Stay here on their account...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Jay lhonneur de vous faire remettre plusieurs Epreuve de Tombeau que vous mave demender, je profite de cette occasions pour vous offrier La Statue de Pierre Corneille qui est une fidelé copie de celle que jay executer en marbre pour Le Roy de qui a merité les applaudissement du Public, jose vous Supliér de vouloire bien L’accepter Comme un hommage que je...
Copy: Yale University Library The present serves only to inform you that agreable to the permission contained in Billy’s letter of the 23 June I have this day drawn on you for my advances to Prisoners in favour of Mr Grand as per accot on the other side amounting to £1697..10..0 which please to honour I inclose the original Vouchers to each charge.— I am as ever &c &c JW had first requested...
(I) and (II) ALS : American Philosophical Society Franklin had last heard from Wyld and his group of English textile manufacturers, who wanted to emigrate to America, through their representative Edmund Clegg in mid-June. Buoyed by having received Franklin’s passport and letters of recommendation, and ignoring his admonitions against sailing before a peace was declared, the core group had...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I flatterd myself that by this time we might have shaken hands as publick friends as I hope we always should have done as private. In the Latter Case States have no power, though in other respects they may & do put us in odd & awkard Situations. Two friends of mine are going to Paris one of whom I know for a long time & have valued just in proportion as I...
LS : University of Pennsylvania Library Le zêle dont le Capitaine Bennet Negus a donné des preuves dans le Commandement des Corsaires La Civilité, et Le franklin, les Combats honorables qu’il a soutenu, les prises quil a faites ont merité l’attention de Votre Excellence, et elle a dit dans le tems à M. Le Roÿ quelle cherchoit à temoigner sa bienveillance à ce Capitaine son compatriote. Le Sr....
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library Je reçois une Lettre de me femme, par laquelle J’apprends que vous nous avez fait l’amitié de nous venir voir. Elle a du vous dire que j’étais à Paris pour une bonne oeuvre. Un ami agé de 85 ans me charge de recevoir Ses fonds: je m’acquitte à cette heure de cette commission. Je Serai sûrement Libre Jeudi jour de la Vierge: J’aurai l’honneur de repondre...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The foregoing is Copy of my last to you via Baltimore, since which a number of French Ships of the Line having arrived from Cape Francois on our Coast, the British Cruizers have retired into Newyork, & our port is once more open—this affords me an opportunity of sending you the third Bill of the sett within mentioned, and of letting you know that we are all...