Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Browns & Collinson, 27 June 1775

To Browns & Collinson6

ALS (draft): American Philosophical Society

London, June 27. 75.


Pay the Ballance of my Account to John Sargent Esqr.7 whose Receipt shall be your Discharge. I am, Gentlemen Your old Friend and humble Servant


Messrs Browns & Collinson

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6Why BF wrote as of London the reader must guess. No record of this transaction appears in his Jour. or Ledger, and all we know about it is contained in the note itself and in the following document.

7The banker, one of BF’s oldest English friends.

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