Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from William Neate, 11 March 1772: résumé

From William Neate7

AL: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

<St. Mary Hill,8 March 11, 1772, a note in the third person. Hopes Franklin will accept a dozen “New Town Pippins.”9>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7An old merchant friend of BF, with connections in Philadelphia; see above, IV, 115 n.

8St. Mary-at-Hill is a street in the Billingsgate Ward of London.

9In a letter to Mrs. Stevenson in the Hist. Soc. of Pa., Feb. 23, [1772?], Neate had offered her the same gift of American apples.

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