Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Benjamin Rush, 14 October 1770

From Benjamin Rush

ALS: University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia October 14. 1770

Honoured Sir

The many Advantages which I derived from your Friendship Whilst in London have emboldened me to take the Liberty of recommending to your friendly Notice the Bearer of this Letter——my Brother who proposes to spend two Years in the Temple in Order to finish his studies in the Law.8 The Civilities you confer upon him will add greatly to the very many Obligations already confered upon Sir Your Most Obedient Most Obliged Humble Servant

Benjamin Rush.

Endorsed: Rush

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8See DF’s recommendation of young Rush above, Oct. 11.

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