Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to William Strahan, 28 February 1749

To William Strahan

MS not found; extract reprinted from Stan V. Henkels, Catalogue No. 906, pt. 2, supplement (October 26, 1904), item 2910.

Philada. Feby. 28. 1748–9

Our Friend Hall goes on exceedingly well: Has lately got a Daughter.9

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9Mary, first child of David and Mary Hall, was born Feb. 7, 1749, and died before Sept. 27, 1750. PMHB, XVI (1892), 364; LX (1936), 458.

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