From William Lee
AL: American Philosophical Society
Chaillot Wednesday Morng [January 14, 17786]
Mr. Lee presents Compliments to Dr. Franklin. He received the Louis.7 The London paper is inclosed. That with the Boston papers were sent by Mr. Deane to Mr. A. Lee who carried them out with him yesterday as Mr. W. L. tho’t to leave them at Passi, but it seems he left them with Mr. Izard. They will be sent for today and return’d immediately. Mr. L. is just going to Versailles and if he finishes the business today he will call at Passi on his return.
Addressed: Honble. Dr. Franklin / Passi
Notation: W. Lee to BF. no date
6. This note clearly followed his of the day before.
7. Perhaps some personal transaction of which we have found no record. His expenses as commissioner were still a subject of controversy; see the note on his letter below, Jan. 20.