To a Committee of the Managers of the Philadelphia Silk Filature
AL (letterbook draft): American Philosophical Society
London, Feb. 18. 1774
I am favour’d with yours of Nov. 19. advising of your Draft for £210 10s. 5d. which is accepted and will be duly paid.8
I am happy to find that my small Services have been acceptable to the Society. With my best Wishes for the Success of your laudable Undertaking, and great Esteem for your Selves, I am, Gentlemen, Your most obedient humble Servant
Messrs Abel James and Benja Morgan
8. The committee’s letter, now lost, was in reply to BF’s the previous July (above, XX, 297), informing the managers that they might draw on the proceeds of the silk auction.