Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from ――― Le Doigt, 24 May 1777: résumé

From ––– Le Doigt

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Louviers in Normandy, May 24, 1777, in French: I have the idea that I can be useful to the brave Americans. If they are short of carpenters, particularly those competent to build all sorts of mills, please let me know, and tell me on what terms I might enter their service. My intentions, I assure you, are pure.>

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