Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Belcher, 23 July 1755

From Jonathan Belcher

Letterbook copy: Massachusetts Historical Society

Eliza. Town (N.J.) July 23: 1755


Altho’ I wrote you 21: Current5 yet I am to ask your Pardon for the Trouble of this which is to pray you to forward by the first Opportunity to my Son at Halifax my Letter now lying in your hands6 together with the inclosed which will oblige, Sir, Your ready Friend and Servant.

Mr. Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5See above, p. 110.

6The one referred to in Belcher’s letter, July 9 (see above, p. 102).

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