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To Benjamin Franklin from Mademoiselle ——— Juppin, [1782 or after]

From Mademoiselle ——— Juppin6

AL: American Philosophical Society

[1782 or after]7

Mon papa lon ma priée de vous demander, si les papiers que je vous envoyes ont quelque valeur, si la personne a qui ils appartiennent peut esperer en tirer quelque argent, et sil ne faut pas ladresser a Mr Jay.

Je vous presente mon papa, mes civilites, et amities et mes compliments a Mr votre petit fils.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6The Brillons’ former governess: XXVIII, 8n.

7Dated on the basis of our tentative reading of the name she gives at the end of the first paragraph. While “Jay” is the only name that makes sense to us, the initial letter looks almost identical to both her lowercase l and s.

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