From John Pownall
AL: Library of Congress
Plan:2 Office. April. 26. 1774.
Mr. Pownall presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin. There are some Laws of Pensylvania now under the Consideration of the Lords of trade, but Mr. Pownall has not received any directions from their Lordships to require Dr. Franklin’s Attendance.3
Addressed: To / Dr. Franklin / Craven Street
Endorsed: Secry Pownall Octr. 1774
2. The formal title of the Board of Trade was the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations.
3. See the previous notes between Pownall and BF, under April 21. On May 2 the Board requested that BF attend, and on the 5th he did so: Board of Trade Jour., 1768–75, p. 394. For the laws under discussion see BF to the Pa. Assembly committee below, May 7.