Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Jane Mecom, 20 May 1763

To Jane Mecom

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Philada. May 20. 1763

Dear Sister

I am just return’d from Virginia, and find your Favour of April 11.1 I purpose setting out with my Colleague Mr. Foxcroft for New England, the Beginning of next Month, and hope soon for the Pleasure of seeing you;2 but have no Expectation of bringing my Dame to undertake such a Journey; and have not yet ask’d her Opinion of Sally’s going. My Love to Brother and your Children. I am, Your affectionate Brother

B Franklin

Addressed: To / Mrs Jane Mecom / Boston / Free / B Franklin

1Not found.

2BF, Foxcroft, and Sally Franklin arrived in Boston on July 20, 1763.

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