Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Vergennes, 11 September 1779

To Vergennes

AL: Archives du Ministère des affaires étrangères

Passy, Sept. 11. 1779—

Mr Franklin presents his Respects to M. le Comte de Vergennes, with Thanks for his kind Care in sending him the Packets that came by the Way of Spain.1

Mr Franklin sends herewith some Packets he has just Receiv’d from America in a Vessel arrived at Nantes, a swift Sailer, which is soon to return.2

1See Vergennes’ letter of Sept. 8. On a Sept. 12, possibly in 1779, BF was sent another packet, this one by Sartine and containing dispatches from Martinique. APS.

2The Mercury.

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