To William Temple Franklin
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Philada. Sept. 28. 1776
I hope you will return hither immediately, and that your Mother will make no Objection to it, something offering here that will be much to your Advantage if you are not out of the Way.4 I am so hurried that I can only add Ever your affectionate Grandfather
My Love to her.
Addressed: To / Mr William Temple Franklin / at Mrs Franklins / Perth Amboy / B Free Franklin
Notation: B. Franklin Esqr to his Grand child. Phila Sepr. 28th. 1776
4. BF had been elected two days before as one of the commissioners to France, and he took WTF with him.