Benjamin Franklin Papers

Charlotte and Peter Amiel to Franklin and John Adams, 17 May 1778

Charlotte and Peter Amiel7 to Franklin and John Adams

AL:8 American Philosophical Society

Sunday Morning 17th May 78

Mr. and Mrs. Amiel present Compliments to Mr. Franklin and Mr. Adams, will do themselves the pleasure to accept their obliging invitation for next Friday.

Addressed: Doctor Franklin / Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7For the husband see the note on Lee to BF above, April 2. The Amiels were frequent dinner guests of the commissioners; so was Jonathan Loring Austin, who also accepted on this occasion in a note of the 17th to BF (APS). The party was a large one, and after it some of the company attended a performance of Molière: Butterfield, John Adams Diary, II, 314.

8In the wife’s hand.

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