Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Genet, 5 June 1778

From Genet

ALS: University of Pennsylvania Library

Versailles june 5th. 1778

Honour’d Sir

I find, you guess easily how that you have just receiv’d a bundle of gazettes from America. You won’t be surpris’d at my offer for the translation of any article or Essay you may want to be publish’d and at my readiness to print them in the Pamphlet of affaires de l’angleterre et de l’amerique.7 As soon as you can spare them, Such as you’ll be pleas’d to send me by the post will be soon returned. I am with the truest respect Sir Your most humble and obedient Servant

chef du bureau des interpretes des affaires étrangeres

Addressed: M. le Dr. Franklin

Notation: Genet.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7BF sent him a number of letters, which he acknowledged in his below of June 24.

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