Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Catherine Meed, 16 December 1775

From Catherine Meed

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Sunsbury Shemokin Der 16 1775

Dear Uncle

I Recevd your kind Condesenging letter,3 and think myself happy to Inform you who I am-the Daughter of John Croker. I was once at your House when Very little. I am not Very Bigg yet but I am Sure I am at least A head taller Since you honered me with A letter. I hope I Shall never grow so proud but allways Endeavour to Deserve the Notice of so good and worthy an uncle. Pleas to give my love to my Dear Cousin Sarah and Except the Same from your Affectonate Cousin

Caterine Meed

Notation: Catharine Meed

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3It has not survived. See the headnote on her earlier letter above, Nov. 28.

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