To John Smith
ALS: Drayton M. Smith, Philadelphia (1959)
Philada. Nov. 4. 1764
I received your very obliging Letter.1 I thank you cordially for your kind good Wishes. I hope my Conduct in England will be such as not to lessen the Esteem you honour me with; and that on my Return I shall have the Pleasure of finding you and my other Burlington Friends all well and happy. I am, with sincere Respect, and Affection, Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
John Smith Esqr
Endorsed: Novr: 4. 1764 Doct: B. Franklin
1. See above, p. 426.