Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Jr., 16 September 1779

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

St Germain Sept: 16 1779

Dear & honoured Sir.

Notwithstanding my Industry, which I believe is equal to that of any new married Man, I have not been able to finish the Paper you left me. I am however far advanced & think I can promise it to you tomorrow morning at farthest.— I send my Servant to give you this Information least you should expect it to day, please to return my Bills by him if they are accepted.—

I likewise send by him the Copies of my Accounts which please to leave in your Bureau ’till I can come & compare them with the original.—

My Wife joins me in dutifull & affectionate Respects. I am ever your

J Williams J

Addressed: His Excellency / Doctor Franklin.

Notation: Jonathan Williams Sept. 16. 79—

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