Benjamin Franklin Papers

Francis Mackay to Franklin and Silas Deane, 28 December 1776

Francis Mackay to Franklin and Silas Deane

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Paris a Lhotel de Luynes ruë du Colombié this 28th:
Xbre 1776


I would be glad to have the pleasure of meeting you or one of you incognito, therefore be so good as to appoint an hour, and where, that I may have the opportunty of acquainting you of things which would not be proper for me to commit to Papers. I am Gentlemen Your most obedient and most humble Servant

Francis Mackay
Late Surveyor General of the Woods in Canada

You will find my name in the Court Callender Quebec Government6

Addressed: To / Doctor Frankling and / Dean Esqrs / L hotel dentrague

Notation: Francis Macay 28 Decr 76

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6He was indeed listed in the Royal Kalendar, and remained in it from 1770 to 1780.

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