To Deborah Franklin
ALS: American Philosophical Society
London, July 4.4 1771
My dear Child
This is just to let you know that I am well, and that I shall write fully to you per Capt. Sparks or Falconer. My Love to Sally; and Son Bache, and the little Gentleman. I am as ever Your affectionate Husband
Addressed: To / Mrs Franklin / Philadelphia / per favour of / Capt. Gill5
4. Probably an error for the 3rd; see the next document.
5. Robert Gill, the master of the Pa. Packet, left London on July 12 and was in Philadelphia two months later: Pa. Gaz., Sept. 12.