Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from David Barclay, 10 January 1775

From David Barclay

AL: Library of Congress

Cheapside 10th: 1st mo. 75

David Barclay presents his Respects and acquaints Dr. Franklin that if he could, without inconvenience, call on DB this Morning at Ten ’Clock his Company would be particularly acceptable.3 DB has been indisposed several Days past, or he should have waited on Dr. Franklin.

Addressed: Doctor Franklin / Craven street

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Barclay probably wanted to discuss the merchants’ petition, which was in the hands of a drafting committee; see the note on his letter below, Jan. 12.

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