From Edward Bancroft
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Monday Evening. [October, 1778 or after]1
I have a few Lines from Mr. Deane dated Philadelphia 6th. Septr. 1778 and refering to Packets which he had just Sealed; I suppose they must have come under Cover to you, and beg you will in that Case send them by the Bearer. I am with the utmost respect and Devotion Dear Sir Yours
Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsr. Franklin / Passy
Notation: Edw. Bancroft
1. Lacking the letter from Deane to Bancroft we cannot know the date of this letter, but this is the earliest possibility. See Deane to BF, above, Sept. 15 for Deane’s surviving correspondence.