Benjamin Franklin Papers

Arthur Lee to Franklin and Silas Deane, 2 March 1778

Arthur Lee to Franklin and Silas Deane

Copy and transcript: National Archives; copy: University of Virginia Library

March 2d. 1778

Mr. A. Lee presents his compliments to Messrs. Franklin and Deane, and begs to know whether tomorrow at 11 oClock will be agreeable for them to consult on what he proposed relative to their being acknowledged.5

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5The proposal to obtain French recognition of the commissioners, made in his letter of Feb. 26: above, XXV, 710–11.

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