Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Cushing, 11 December 1773

From Thomas Cushing

ALS: Library of Congress

Boston Decr 11. 1773


Since the foregoing4 I have received another Letter from the Speaker of the House of Deputies of Rhode Island and wrote at their desire, requesting that I would use my Endeavors to procure them G: Rome’s original letter, I must therefore repeat my request to you Sir that you would be so Kind as procure and transmitt said Letter to Metcalf Bowler Esqr or Mr. Henry Merchant of Rhode Island. Therein you will much oblidge their House of Deputies. I conclude with respect Your most humble Servant

Thomas Cushing

To Benja: Franklin Esqr

Addressed: To / Benjamin Franklin Esqr LLD / in / London / per Favour Mr/ Jhon Sprague5 / QDC

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4The copy (misdated Sept. 16) of his letter of Sept. 18 above; that letter explains what follows.

5See the preceding document.

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