Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from William Hunter, [30 November 1757]

From William Hunter

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Wednesday Morne [Nov. 30, 1757]3

Dear Sir,

If convenient, I should be oblig’d to you for three or four Hundred Pound Draughts on your Banker. My Sister wants one of Twenty Pound; for Marketting. Yours,

Wm. Hunter

Addressed: To / Mr. Franklin4

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3On Dec. 1, 1757, BF noted payments of £400 and £20 in accordance with Hunter’s request below. “Account of Expences,” p. 7; PMHB, LV (1931), 105.

4On another part of the cover sheet BF wrote “Latin Drinking Song.” Diligent research reveals no connection between Hunter’s letter and such an (unidentified) song.

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