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ALS : American Philosophical Society Refering to what I had the honor to write you last post this serves only to advise you that in consiquence of my engagements that become due in the course of next month for the fifty six pieces of artillery I have drawn in favor of Messieurs Bory freres & Co at four Months from this day for ninteen Thousand eight hundred Livres in the following Sums 29 June...
LS : American Philosophical Society Nous avons été privés depuis longtems de motifs pour avoir l’honneur de vous écrire, nous Saisissons avec empressement celui qui se présente pour nous rappeller à votre Souvenir, & vous reiterer Monsieur Les Assurances de notre parfait dévouement. Nous vous informons avec Satisfaction que Mr. J. Adams à bien voulu nous charger des Payemens qu’il à à faire...
AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. A. Lee has the honor of presenting his Compliments to Dr. Franklin— He receivd this Evening the two Letters dated this day, which Dr. Franklin has done him the honor of writing to him. Being employd in moving to new Lodgings, it will be some days before he can answer them. Notation: Mr. A Lee. Chaillot 18 mars 1779. In the Saint Germain district of...
ALS : American Philosophical Society You who are no Stranger to the Feelings of Humanity will readily conceive the anxiety of my Mind while I thought my Friend in Danger: It is only such a Situation as I was then in that can make me neglect your Favours. Upon examining the Barometer after I receiv’d your Letter, I found a small Crevice where the piece of hollow wood which covers the Mercury is...
ALS : University of Pennsylvania Library La presente Vous sera remise par Monsieur Dobrée mon Gendre qui se trouvant a Paris a desiré avoir l’honneur de vous rendre ses devoirs et ses respects. Permettez que je le recommande à votre bon accueil, a Votre bienveuillance, et à vôtre protection, en vous priant de vouloir bien luy être favorable dans les occasions oû il pourra avoir besoin de...
AL : American Philosophical Society Lieut. Governor Francklin presents his best Compliments to Doctor Franklin and has sent him a Book Mr. Frances the Minister of France sent to his Lodgings, which he apprehends was designed by Mr. Le Roy for the Doctor. Mr. Francklin hopes he shall be excused for not sending it sooner as he has been out of town and otherwise extremely employed lately....
ALS : American Philosophical Society; copy: Yale University Library I recvd your Favour of the 8th Instant per this days post.— I am surely the most unlucky of all accused Persons for all my Endeavours to bring on a Trial are unsuccessfull. Of the Gentlemen named there remains here only three Mr Johnson Mr Gridley & Mr Schweighauser the two last are so ill as to make their attendance...
ALS : American Philosophical Society An Express arrived last night to Lord Stormont with an account of a defeat of the americans, the English said to have lost 200 men, to have taken 74 pieces of Cannon and at the time the news came off a party of the Americans consisting of 1400 said to be surrounded in fort Washington. Addressed: Doctor Franklin Notation: Ferguson On Dec. 20 Lord Weymouth...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I have Received with all gratitude the Letter your Excellency did me the honnour to write me the 8th. Instant. The expressions of your Excellency are the expressions of Humanity; they will give all Comfort & quietude to the Prisonners & to the Crew of the Black Prince Privateer; they will encourrage the People already Listed for my New fine Vessell the...
AL (incomplete): American Philosophical Society These Comes to Inform you that I got Home well In three Days after my Departure From you; I Have not met aney Good Opertunity to Send for that money, desire youd Imbrace the first Good One that you Have. I would Beg one Favour that youd go to the Post Office and Enqur whether there was a Letter for me, In the Time in that Time that I was In...