Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Benjamin Rush, [24 July or 31 or 7 August 1776]

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

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8The committee was to hear Canadian petitions; its meetings determine the note’s possible dates. See Smith, Letters, IV, 537 n.

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