Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Katherine French, 17 June 1771

From Katherine French8

AL: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Monday 17th. June [1771]

Mrs. French understands that Docr. Franklin dines with the Bishop of St. Asaph’s to morrow9 hopes he will do her the favor of dining with her on Wednesday or Thursday, both days will be giving her a double pleasure, she has provided chess players for each day.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8See her letter to BF above, Feb. 18.

9BF was not merely dining with the Bishop, but visiting him for a week in his house near Winchester; see his letter to Shipley below, June 24.

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