Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Francis Coffyn, [9 May 1779]

To Francis Coffyn

Copy: Library of Congress

[May 9, 1779]1


If one Nicolas Davis should come to Dunkirk, and Demand Assistances as an American in distress, I desire you not to give him anything, he having already defrauded us of great sums. I have the honour to be &

Mr. Coffin

1In BF’s letterbook the present letter immediately follows two letters dated May 9 and precedes one dated May 10.

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