Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Mary Hopkinson, 26 July 1765

To Mary Hopkinson

Copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

London July 26 1765

Dear Madam,

I wrote you pretty fully per Capt. Friend concerning your Family.5 I now send you the Extract of the Church Register, in which you will find the Names of your Father and Uncle.

My Love to your Children. I am Madam, Your assured Friend and most obedient Servant

B Franklin

To Mrs. Hopkinson Philadelphia

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5See above, p. 200. On the search for Mrs. Hopkinson’s English relatives, see also above, pp. 124–6, and accompanying notes.

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