Benjamin Franklin Papers

Joseph Belton: Receipt, 13 February 1779

Joseph Belton: Receipt7

DS:8 American Philosophical Society

Passy, Feb. 13. 1779

Receiv’d of B Franklin, Fifty Louis d’ors on Account of Public Service to the United States which I have undertaken to perform.—

Jos. Belton

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7Belton and the gun which he was peddling are discussed in our annotation to Le Roy’s letter, above, under Jan. 20.

8In BF’s hand.

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