From the Vicomte de Sarsfield
AL: American Philosophical Society
ce Mardi [November 2, 1779?]4
Le Vicomte de sarsfield Envoije scavoir des Nouvelles de Monsieur francklin; il le supplie de remettre au porteur de ce billet La Lettre qu’il a Eü La Bonté de Luy promettre.
Addressed: a Monsieur / Monsieur francklin / chez Monsieur de / chaumont / A Passy
Endorsed: Sir W York’s Memoire
Notation in William Temple Franklin’s hand: Notes of no Consequence
4. Our dating is based on the endorsement, which we believe is a reference to the memorial of Sir Joseph Yorke that Dumas sent BF on Oct. 18 and BF acknowledged receiving on Oct. 29: XXX, 556–7, 609. Nov. 2 was the earliest Tuesday Sarsfield could have requested a copy promised to him.