Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from James Hutton, 11 April 1779

From James Hutton

ALS: American Philosophical Society

April. 11. 1779

Dear Sir

I send the Servant who occasionally does my little messages, for that Protection for the Good Intent Capt. Francis Mugford, to go to and from Labradore, to the Moravian mission Settlements for the conversion of the Heathen, so kindly promised last Friday.2 The Person who was to have brought it yesterday never came. I hope it has not miscarried. Many thanks to you for the Readiness with which you oblige your old Friend & Servant

Jas. Hutton

Addressed: To / Doctor Franklin / or His Grandson / Passy.

Notation: M. Hutton April 11. 1779.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2The passport, issued on April 11, is below.

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