Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to John Pownall, 8 May 1771: résumé

To [John] Pownall

AL (draft6): American Philosophical Society

<Craven Street, May 8, 1771, a note in the third person. Believes that Mr. Sargent of Downing Street7 corresponds with Mr. Coxe, and will take charge of sending the warrant. If Sargent is out of town or declines, Franklin will do it himself.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6It is not in BF’s hand, and is written at the foot of the preceding document.

7For John Sargent, a former director of the Bank of England, see above, VII, 322 n; Namier and Brooke, House of Commons, III, 404–5.

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