Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Samuel Petrie, 26 June 1779

From Samuel Petrie8

AL: American Philosophical Society

Rue Ste: Anne. Saturday June 26. [1779]

Mr. Petrie presents his Compliments to Dr: Franklin &, if he is able, will have the honour of waiting on him, Monday se’nnight.9

Addressed: Son Excellence le Ministre / Plenipotentiare des Etats Unis / de l’Amerique.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8For the Scottish merchant see our annotation of BF’s March 14 letter to Oliver.

9I.e., on Monday, July 5, for the Independence Day celebration.

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