Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Sargent, Chambers and Co., 25 January 1772: résumé

From Sargent, Chambers and Co.5

AL: American Philosophical Society

<Mincing Lane, January 25, 1772, in the third person. The firm has received instructions by Mr. Bache to withdraw Franklin’s account, which with interest amounts to £149 16s. 1d.; what does he wish to have done with the money?6>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5For the mercantile firm, formerly Sargent Aufrere, see above, IX, 359 n; XIII, 295 n.

6The withdrawal was part of a present of £200 to Richard Bache, who was about to return to America. Jour., p. 38; BF to Sarah Bache below, Jan. 29.

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