Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Arthur Lee, 12 September 1779

To Arthur Lee

AL: Harvard University Library

Passy, Sept. 12. 79

Mr Franklin presents his Compliments to Mr Lee, and sends all the Journals he has; but, as he has not yet had time to read them, he prays Mr Lee to return them when he has perus’d them.—4

Addressed: The honble A Lee Esqr / Paris.

Notation: Sepr. 12. 1779

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4Lee did so later that day with a note saying, “Mr. Lee presents his Compts. to Dr. Franklin & returns the Journals, with his thanks.” APS.

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