Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from ——— de Reynaud, 19 December 1777: résumé

From ——— de Reynaud

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Villeneuve d’Avignon, December 19, in French: My congratulations on the glory that the brave Americans have deserved. I am myself American, though French, and would have wished with all my heart to share that glory on the famous day of General Burgoyne’s capture. May the Howe brothers have the same fate.>

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