Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from William Wilkinson, [18 March 1777]

From William Wilkinson

AL: American Philosophical Society

Tuesday Morn. 8 oClock [March 18,6 1777]

M. Wilkinsons Compliments to D Franklin. He calld twice on Sunday at Hotel D Hambourg and as he leaves Paris Tomorrow for Nantes requests the Letters for that Place may be given the Bearer.

Addressed: Dr Franklin

In another hand: Hotel d’Autriche dans la Rue Traversière St. Honore

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6He was planning, when he sent his note above of the 12th, to leave for Nantes on Monday the 17th. This second note is clearly about the same trip, which we assume he postponed for two days.

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