From Sir Philip Gibbes2
AL: American Philosophical Society
Paris January 4. 1778.
Sir Philip Gibbes presents his respects to Doctor Franklin. He will be glad to pay them in person to Doctor Franklin at any hour to day, that he will be pleased to name.
Rue Richelieu chez M. de Turlow Baigneur.
Notation: Sr. P. Gibbs
2. See above, XXIII, 281 n. BF replied to this note, according to Paul Wentworth, by making an appointment for the next day, when he would call at Gibbes’ lodgings before dining in Paris: Stevens, Facsimiles, III, no. 332, p. 4. Sir Philip’s account of the ensuing interview is below, Jan. 5.