From Benjamin Rush
AL: American Philosophical Society
Wednesday 3 oClock [July 24 or 31 or August 7, 1776]
Dr: Rush begs leave to inform Dr. Franklin that the members of the Canadian Committee will wait upon him this afternoon at 6 oClock at his own house.8
Addressed: Dr Franklin
8. The committee was to hear Canadian petitions; its meetings determine the note’s possible dates. See Smith, Letters, IV, 537 n.