Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from ——— Guigon, 29 August 1778: résumé

From ——— Guigon8

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Agde, August 29, 1778, in French: I am sending you a modest work on engineering and make bold to congratulate your country on its alliance with France, that generous protector of the weak. May America prove a faithful daughter!>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8He signs himself Maître de Chapelle de la Cathédrale d’Agde.

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