Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Sr., 12 July 1771

From Jonathan Williams, Sr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Boston July 12th 1771

Honoured sir

Cap. Lloyd was to Sail yesterday; I inclos’d a Bill for £100 and put it in the Bag a few oures afterward I Received another Bill for one thousand Gilders £90 Sterling Which I now inclose to you. Please to Credit me for the Net Proceeds. Mr. Foxcroft and Lady Came to town the night before last Well.5 I am your Dutyfull Nephew and much Oblig’d Humble Servant

Jona Williams

Addressed: To / Benjamin Franklin Esqr / at Mrs Stevensons in Cravinstreet / London / per Lloyd

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5Williams’ next letter (below, Aug. 5) makes clear that he is repaying bf’s loans to his sons, for which see BF to Williams above, March 5. The Foxcrofts were John and Judith.

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