Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to John Smith, 4 November 1764

To John Smith

ALS: Drayton M. Smith, Philadelphia (1959)

Philada. Nov. 4. 1764

Dear Sir

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

B Franklin

John Smith Esqr

Endorsed: Novr: 4. 1764  Doct: B. Franklin

1See above, p. 426.

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