Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Ralph Izard, 20 January 1779

To Ralph Izard2

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Passy, Jan. 20. 1779


If the Promise I made you had not been before the Witnesses you mention I should nevertheless have fulfill’d it. I now repeat it under my hand. You shall have a Copy of the Letter I propos’d to be written to you, and some farther Reasons in Addition. I have the honour to be Sir Your most obedient humble Servant

B Franklin

To the honourable Ralph Izard Esqr

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2In answer to his of the same date, and written on its verso.

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