Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Isaac Norris, 23 November 1758

From Isaac Norris

Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Philada. Novr 23d. 1758

Dear Friend Benjamin Franklin

Be pleased to receive the inclosed Bill of Exchange John Hunter6 on Messrs. Thomlinson, Hanbury, Colebrooke & Nisbitt Merchants in London No. 732 for Three Hundred Pounds Sterling. for my Account7 till further Order from Your Assured Friend


Wrote [a Seperate Letter]8 at W Griffitts’s and Sent by his Young Man who went down after the Vessels.

Endorsed: recd by BF ackgd Janry. 18 1759

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6Col. John Hunter of Virginia; see above, VI, 223 n.

7For BF’s receipt of this bill see the next to last footnote to the preceding document.

8Brackets in the original. Norris presumably meant by the memorandum that he wrote this as a separate letter from that of November 21, immediately above, while at the house of William Griffitts (see above, VII, 174 n) and sent it after the departing convoy by Griffitts’ servant.

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