Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Henry Coder, 12 October 1777

From Henry Coder

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Paris ce dimenche 12e 8bre 1777


Des ordres superieurs m’apellent a fonteneblau, je serai de retour demain au soir et aurai l’honeur de vous voir mardi matin sans feaute.9 Je suis avec respect Monsieur votre tres humble et tres obeissent serviteur


Addressed: to / sr franklin / passi

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9The commissioners had ordered 1,300 uniforms the previous summer, and shipment from Paris had begun by Oct. 3: above, XXIV, 366–7; Deane Papers, II, 167. At the meeting on Tuesday the 14th, which was to settle Coder’s bill, he received an order on Ferdinand Grand for 73,840 l.t.: Grand’s accounts (above, XXIV, 3), entry of Oct. 14.

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