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