Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from [Samuel] Potts, 19 December 1766

From [Samuel] Potts9

AL: American Philosophical Society

Genl. Post Office 19 Decr 1766

Mr. Potts presents his Compliments to Mr. Francklin and Dsires the favour of his Company to Dine on a Doe of the Postmaster Generals at the Kings Arms Tavern in Cornhill on Monday next at 3 OClock in Afternoon.

Addressed: To / Benjamin Francklin Esqr / Craven Street / Strand

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9For Samuel Potts, comptroller general of the General Post Office, see above, X, 149 n. This note has been attributed to Samuel Potts rather than to his uncle Henry, secretary to the General Post Office, on the basis of handwriting comparison.

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