Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from William Daniell, 16 November 1754

From William Daniell

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Kingston 16th. Novr. 1754

Benjamin Franklane Esqr.

I Receiv’d 10 Rm. of Paper for which I am Greatly Oblig’d to you for as it Came very Opportunitely.8 I Beg you will be Kind Enough to Send per first Oppertunity 50 Rm. More of the Like kind as Also (in persuance to my former Letters) a Sheet of Each Sort You Make, I beg Leave to Remind You once More of Sending Me the Rest of my Order as I am Realy much in want, and Do Not Intend to apply anywhere Else. I am, Sir Your Most Obedient humble Servant

William Daniell

Addressed: To  Benjamin Franklin Esqr.  Philadelphia

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8The paper was sent Sept. 28, 1754, and, at 17s. 6d. a ream, came to £8 15s. On Jan. 16, 1755, 45 more reams were shipped, in two parcels of 25 and 20 each. The bill of lading for the latter, which went in Capt. Edward Dowers’ ship, is in APS. Eddy, LedgerD,” p. 51.

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