Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to William Strahan, [4 February 1777]

To William Strahan

Extract:7 Henry E. Huntington Library

[Paris, February 4, 17778]

Mrs. Hall and her Sons, whom you enquire after, were well when I left Philadelphia. I was too much employed while there to be often with them; but I heard that their Trade goes on as successfully as ever.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7Quoted in Strahan to Mrs. Hall, April 7, 1778. She is identified above, XVII, 101 n.

8Strahan gave the place and date in quoting these sentences, which were in BF’s lost answer to his letter above of Jan. 23.

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