Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan and Anna Mordaunt Shipley, [before 9 February 1772]: résumé

From Jonathan and Anna Mordaunt Shipley

AL: American Philosophical Society

<Before February 9,3 in the third person and the Bishop’s hand. He and his wife invite Franklin to dinner next Sunday, February 9.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Feb. 9 fell on a Sunday during BF’s second mission only in 1766 and 1772, and as far as we know he was not acquainted with the Shipleys until 1771.

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