Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Smith, Wright & Gray, [April 1770]: résumé

To Smith, Wright & Gray

ALS: Boston Public Library

[April 1770]

[No place or date, but April, 1770.2 Encloses four bills: on Harley & Drummond for £200, on W. Cunningham for £20, on D. Milligan for £52, and on Alex. Grant for £30, and asks for a receipt by bearer for £302.3]

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2BF entered these bills in his Jour., p. 23, under April 2, 1770.

3The first three, remittances by Parker on his postal accounts, were mentioned in his letters to BF above of Jan. 4 and Feb. 2. The fourth is identified in the Jour. as drawn by DF on Grant—Sir Alexander Grant, a leading West Indian merchant in London, for whom see Namier and Brooke, House of Commons, II, 628.

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