Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from the Earl of Morton, 24 November 1766

From the Earl of Morton5

AL: American Philosophical Society

Brook Street monday 24 November 1766

Lord Morton’s Compliments to Dr. Franklin, Acquaints him that he has been elected one of the Auditors on the part of the Society, and desires the favor of his Company to Dinner on Saturday next the 29th, and that he would come about one o’Clock so as there may be time to Examine the Accounts before Dinner.

Addressed: To / Doctor Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5For James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, president of the Royal Society since 1764, see above, IX, 272 n.

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