Benjamin Franklin Papers

Bond from David Weatherby, 2 August 1775: résumé

Bond from David Weatherby2

Printed form with manuscript insertions: Yale University Library

<August 2, 1775: Weatherby, a Philadelphia linen printer, binds himself and his heirs to pay Franklin or his assigns £ 44 in Pennsylvania currency. If £ 22 in the same, with interest, is paid within a year the obligation will be void. Sealed and delivered in the presence of Richard Bache and James Bryson.3>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2Perhaps one of the artisans who had emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1773 with John Hewson and Nathaniel Norgrove; see above, XX, 321.

3The same two had witnessed BF’s signature on Trent’s power of attorney above, April 11.

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