Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Daniel Roberdeau, 5 January 1779

From Daniel Roberdeau

Two ALS:2 American Philosophical Society

Philada. Jany. 5th. 1779

Dear Sir

As you were so polite as to enclose me a Letter from my Namesake3 permit me the liberty of using the same Channel of conveyance and to ask the favor of you to forward the enclosed. I am very respectfully Dr. Sir Yr. most obt. & very huml. Servt.

Daniel Roberdeau

His Excellency Benjamin Franklin Esquire

Addressed: His Excellency / Benjamin Franklin Esquire / Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court / of France— / Passy.—

Notation: Daniel Roberdeau 5. jr. 1779.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2One is marked “Copy.”

3Jacques-Dominique de Roberdeau: see XXV, 672; XXVI, 258.

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