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To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Sr., 3 February 1781

From Jonathan Williams, Sr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Boston Feby 3. 1781

Hond Sr

The Bearer of this is a Son of our friend mr Russell.1 I take the Liberty to recommend him to your Civilities in doing Which you will Oblige yr Dutyfull Nephew

Jona Williams

We are all well. I heard from Aunt yr Sister2 a few days ago. She is well & happy—

Addressed: His Excellency Benja Franklin Eqr / Passey / Paris— / pr favour of Mr. Russel

1This is probably the same Mr. Russell who later served as a clerk in JW’s countinghouse in Nantes: JW to BF, Aug. 11, 1783 (APS).

2Jane Mecom.

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