From Thomas Foxcroft
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Philadelphia, May 16, 1772: Encloses the bill of lading and other papers for two barrels of “the best Burr Superfine flour.”7 Expects his brother back from Virginia within a few days. Has seen Mrs. Franklin yesterday; she and the family are well. His “Sister”8 joins in regards. Broke his arm six days ago, but hopes it will mend in three weeks.>
7. Promised by John Foxcroft in his letter to BF above, March 2. Burr flour was ground by millstones made from a particular kind of rock.
8. His sister-in-law, Judith Osgood Foxcroft.