Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Arthur Lee, 2 March 1778

To Arthur Lee6

AL: Boston Public Library

Passy, March 2. 78

Mr. Franklin presents his Compliments to Mr. Lee: Mr. Deane is at Versailles, and Mr. F. cannot say whether the Hour 11 tomorrow will suit him: But as they dine together in town, Mr. F. will endeavour to bring Mr. Deane with him to Mr. Lee’s in their Return, which may be about 5 o Clock, if Mr. F. does not hear, before 11 o Clock to-morrow, that the Evening will not suit Mr. Lee.7

Addressed: Honble Arthur Lee Esqr / Chaillot

Endorsed: March 2. 1778

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6In answer to the preceding note.

7Lee, in his note the next day, postponed the meeting to the 4th.

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