Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Silas Deane, 9 July 1777

From Silas Deane1

ALS: American Philosophical Society

July 9th. 1777.

Dear Sir

I shall write this Day, to Mr. Holker, and therefore ask You to sign and return to me the within Bill. The Post goes at Twelve o Clock for Rouan, and at Two for Nantes, and perhaps it may be proper to write Mr. Williams on the subject of his last. I am most respectfully Sir Your most Obedient and very Humble Servant

Silas Deane

Addressed: To / The honorle. / Benja Franklin / at / Passy

1This note elicited the reply that immediately follows.

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