Benjamin Franklin Papers

Marie Silvestre Grand to Franklin and John Adams, [1778?]

Marie Silvestre Grand2 to Franklin and John Adams

AL: American Philosophical Society

Ce mardi matin [1778?]

Mde Grand prie Messieurs Franklin et adams de venir prendre le thé cette a près midi chez elle mr le roi y sera et fera la parti du cher papa.3

Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2Mme. Ferdinand Grand, whose last extant invitation to the commissioners had been in May, 1778: XXVI, 399–400. While the present letter may date from JA’s return to Paris in 1780, 1778 is the more likely date.

3With Le Roy, “la parti” means chess.

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