Benjamin Franklin Papers

Jonathan Williams, Jr., to the American Commissioners, 27 December 1777

Jonathan Williams, Jr., to the American Commissioners

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes Decemr 27. 1777.

Honorable Gentlemen.

The Credit you have been pleased to establish for me at M. Grands being all employed, I have to request you to give me another Letter of Credit on him. I cannot fix the precise Sum that will be necessary but I imagine about 200,000 Livres will be sufficient for the completion of what Business I have at present in hand. Be that as it may the Funds shall be all regularly accounted for. I have the honour to be with the greatest Respect Honorable Gentlemen Your most obedient Servant

Jona Williams J

The Honble The Commissioners of the United States.

Addressed: The Honble The Commissionners / of The United States.

Notation: Mr Williams Decr. 27. 77.

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