Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Alexander Niehaus, 10 October 1778: résumé

From Alexander Niehaus

ALS: American Philosophical Society

<Haselünne in Westphalia, October 10, 1778, in German:7 The famous tapestries of Osnabruck are made here. We also manufacture very good woollen stockings for soldiers, cheaper than elsewhere. Could you indicate how I should best start my trade and give me the name of a commercial agent?>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7A résumé of the letter, in French and in another hand, appears in the margin.

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