Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from William Shirley, Junior, 20 May 1755

From William Shirley, Junior

MS not found; extract printed in Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives, 1754–1755 (Philadelphia, 1755), p. 175.

May 20, 1755

A sentence from this unlocated letter is printed in the Pennsylvania Assembly’s reply, Sept. 29, 1755, to Governor Morris’ charge, September 24, that the Assembly had done little to support Braddock’s expedition (see below, p. 208).

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