Benjamin Franklin Papers

Peter Amiel to the American Commissioners, 9 July 1778

Peter Amiel to the American Commissioners

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Dunkirk the 9th July 1778

Honorable Gentlemen

Messrs. Poreau & Mackinzy of this place haveing wrote a Letter to Doctor Franklin; in which they have atempted to injure Mr. Coffyns character,7 as I hope to be at Passy on Sunday next, beg it as a favor you’d suspend your Judgement till then, when I will lay before you every Particular that came to my Knowledge. I am with the greatest Respect Honorable Gentlemen Your Obliged Humble Servant

Peter Amiel

Addressed: A Messieurs / Messieurs Franklin, Lee & / Adams, Ministres plenipotentiaires / des Etats unis de l’Amerique, à la Cour / de France, / à Passÿ

Notation: Mr Peter Amiel Dunkirk 9 July 78

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7See XXVI, 693–4; see also their letter to the commissioners of July 7.

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