Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Elizabeth Gardner, 4 June 1753

To Elizabeth Gardner4

ALS: Pennsylvania Hospital

June 4. 1753

Sister Elizabeth

Please to receive the Bearer5 into the Hospital, and entertain him there till the Physicians have considered his Case. Your Friend and Servant

B Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4Elizabeth Gardner was matron of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751–60. Thomas G. Morton and Frank Woodbury, The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital (Phila., 1895), p. 544.

5Not identified.

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