To Richard Jackson
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Philada. Nov. 7. 1764
The new Assembly at their first Sitting approv’d and resolv’d to prosecute the Measures of the last, relative to the Change of Government;9 and supposing that my being in London during the insuing Sessions of Parliament may moreover be of some Use in our general American Affairs, have appointed me as an Assistant Agent with you for one Year, and directed me to proceed thither immediately. I accordingly embark this Day,1 and hope to be with you nearly as soon as this Letter. It will be the greatest of Pleasures to me to find you well, I can now only add, that I am, with sincerest Esteem, Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
Richd Jackson Esqr
Endorsed: 7 Novr. 64 Benjn. Franklin
9. See Above, pp. 402–8.
1. See the document immediately below.