Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Samuel Wharton, [10 November? 1769]: résumé

From Samuel Wharton

AL: American Philosophical Society

[Dated merely Friday afternoon; probably November 10, 1769.4 A note in the third person, to send Franklin the American newspapers received that day in the New York mail. Has heard nothing by the packet; expects a letter from “his Friend” by Capt. Jeffries, who was to sail from Philadelphia on Oct. 7.]

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4A New York mail reached London on Nov. 10; London Chron., Nov. 9–11, 1769. The snow Britannia, Capt. James Jeffries master, cleared Philadelphia on Oct. 5; Pa. Gaz., Oct. 5, 1769.

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