From Peter Collinson
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Lond Aprill 6. 1763
I can only now express the great satisfaction I have and that of Our Family to Hear by your Kind Letter of the 7 Decemr1 of your Safe Arrival. I have One more Wish and that Is, to Hear of your Son and Daughter. All your Friends are Well in particular Yours Sincerely
Mr. Canton2 desires his Compliments. hopes for a Letter
Addressed: To / Benn Franklin Esqr / in / [Philadelphia]3 Boston
1. See above, pp. 165–6.
2. For John Canton, the English electrical experimenter, see above, IV, 390 n.
3. Crossed out and “Boston” substituted in another hand.