Bill for Benjamin Franklin Bache’s Schooling6
AD: American Philosophical Society
a Passy Le quinze avril 1779.
Monsieur franklin doit pour la Pension de Mr. son petit fils
J’ai reçu de Monsieur franklin Le montant du présent Mémoire dont je quitte Mondit Sieur pour solde de compte7
Endorsed by Franklin: Pd. by an Order on Grand / Schoolmaster Le Coeur’s Receipt. Benny
6. The final account from his former schoolmaster Le Coeur, where BFB had been since the spring of 1777: XXV, 91n; XXVI, 331–2. The child was now setting off to continue his education in Geneva; see his letter printed under April 20.
7. The payment is recorded in BF’s Cash Book (Account XVI; XXVI, 3).