Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 9 October 1767

To Deborah Franklin

ALS: Yale University Library

London, Oct. 9. 1767

My dear Child,

I return’d yesterday Evening from Paris safe and well, having had an exceeding pleasant Journey, and quite recover’d my Health. I have hardly had time to read the Letters I found here as yet, and therefore can only acknowledge not answer them by this Packet. Yours of Augt. 225 is one of them. In my next I shall give you a particular Account of my Tour.6 Excuse me to Mr. Foxcroft;7 I shall write to him next Week. I can now only add, (with my Love to Sally) that I am, my dear Debby, Your ever affectionate Husband

B Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5Not found.

6No letter to DF, describing BF’s trip to France, has been found.

7Probably BF’s colleague, John Foxcroft, but possibly his brother, Thomas, the postmaster of Philadelphia. No letter to either of late 1767 has been found.

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