From Silas Deane
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Paris July 2d. 1777
I have the pleasure of informing You by the inclosed Lettr.6 that Capt. Wicks is safe, also of sending You the English papers. Letters Received by Dr. Bancroft bring nothing New, the word of the Day in London is, Howe is not ordered for Philadelphia but to join Genls. Carleton and Bourgoyne; tant mieux pour Nous. I have the honor to be most respectfully Sir your most Obedient and Very Humble Servant
Addressed: The honbe / Benja. Franklin Esqr.
6. Probably Nicholson’s letter above of June 28, addressed to Deane and for the commissioners.