Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from ——— d’Aguiton, 28 April 1778

From ——— d’Aguiton

AL: American Philosophical Society

Paris, Hotel Platriere Rüe Platriere 28 April 1778

Mr. Aguiton presents his respects to Mr. Franklin and Sends him Inclos’d a Letter from his friend Hutton,7 which he would have deliver’d in person but that he understands Mr. Franklin is frequently engaged on business, and as he Should be happy to wait upon him before he Leaves this Country he would take it as a particular favour if Mr. Franklin would permit him to go and pay him his respects whenever he is at Leisure.8

Addressed: Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / Maison de Monsieur Chaumont / à Passy

Notation: Aginton Paris 28 avril 1778.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7The letter of introduction above, April 11.

8BF obliged, for on May 10 d’Aguiton wrote again, when he was about to leave for London, to thank him for his civilities. APS.

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