Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from George Ross, 27 November 1775: résumé

From George Ross5

Extracts and paraphrase: Parke Bernet sale catalogue, May 16, 1967, p. 40

<November 27, 1775: I am sending you, as president of the Pennsylvania committee of safety, a copy of the minutes of the local committee that relate to provincial arms, for which money is in short supply. No public funds are available, and the workmen ask to be paid for repairing the weapons.>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5For Ross see the letter from him and others above, July 11. He was then writing as a member of Congress to the Lancaster Co. committee; he is here writing as chairman of that committee.

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