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AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Gerard prie Monsieur franklin de vouloir bien remettre le paquet cijoint pour L’amerique à Mr. le Capitaine Paul Jones qui a bien voulu lui promettre de s’en charger. Il l’assure en même tems de son respect et de son attachement. Jones may have encountered Rayneval during his recent visits to Versailles.
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Agde, August 29, 1778, in French: I am sending you a modest work on engineering and make bold to congratulate your country on its alliance with France, that generous protector of the weak. May America prove a faithful daughter!> He signs himself Maître de Chapelle de la Cathédrale d’Agde.
Incomplete ALS : Library of Congress We have debated at length whether this letter, which lacks an opening, continues Vaughan’s note to Franklin in December, 1776, or was written immediately after their meeting at the Bains de Poitevin the following September. There is some evidence for guessing each way, but nothing conclusive. As for the first way, the opening sentence here seems to follow...
ALS : American Philosophical Society MM. les Comissaires seront libres de tenir Seance jeudy, vendredy et Samedy prochains. Monsieur Franklin voudra bien me fixer celui de ces trois jours qui lui conviendra le mieux. Moins il differera lhonneur de Sa visite, plus j’en serai flatté.
AL : Library of Congress Dr. Hamilton had a letter for you some weeks ago; but I find him still in Holland. The bearer of this is of his party, & as Dr. Crawford gives him a character, I inclose the Drs. letter in case you should meet with him. By the present opportunity you have two packets from Dr. Jebb. The MS. he had prepared for another conveyance which he missed; and as I thought you...
AL : American Philosophical Society M de Segur a Reçu La medaille que Monsieur franklin Lui a fait L’honneur de Lui envoyer, il le prie de vouloir bien en recevoir ses Remerciments./. The Libertas Americana medal.
ALS : American Philosophical Society As a proper apology for this intrusion, permit me to inform You, that tho’ not honoured with your personal acquaintance, I have an high respect for your Character, founded on your well earned Fame, and the perusal of your useful and ingenious works. I am also under some obligation, for your readiness, about ten Years since, and in Answer to a Letter with...
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Paris, July 29, 1777, in French: Mr. Deane, I have heard, is making purchases for the former British colonies, and I have just offered him the iron kitchenware, tinned inside and out, that the French colonies import in vast quantities. I make you the same offer, with the intent of doing good to your compatriots and promoting the welfare of humanity; for...
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. Hodge is just arived from Dunkirk and Mr. Deane intreats that you will immediatly come to Town on Business of very great importance. I am most respectfully Your most Humble and most Devoted Servant William Hodge had been expected back from Dunkirk on the 20th: Deane Papers , II , 227. The important business presumably had to do with finding him passage...
L : American Philosophical Society M de Chalut a lhonneur de faire Ses compliments à Monsieur franklin, et de Le prier d’engager M. Laurens a être de la partie pour le diner d’aujourdhui samedi. M. le Comte d’Estaing fait Cet honneur là à M. de chalut, qui espere que M. Laurens Lui procurera la meme satisfaction. Les deux abbés assurent Monsieur franklin de leur attachement respectueux. In the...