Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from [John] Hunter, [1766?]

From [John] Hunter4

AL: American Philosophical Society

Tuesday Noon [1766?]

Mr. Hunter intreats the favour of Docr. Franclin’s Company to Tea this Evening as Mr. H. is going to Bath to Morrow, and Wishes to see Mr. Franclin very much first.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4For John Hunter, a merchant of Hampton, Va., and a colonel in the Va. militia, who settled in England by the fall of 1765, see above, VI, 223 n; XII, 354. As a kinsman and bondsman of John Holt, Hunter may have wished to discuss with BF the involved business relations of Holt and James Parker, often mentioned in Parker’s letters of this year.

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