Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Arnold-Barthélemy Beerenbroek, 27 November 1779

From Arnold-Barthélemy Beerenbroek3

AL: American Philosophical Society

Paris Novembr the 27. [1779]

Dr Beerenbroek presents his Respects to Dr Franklin; begs the favor to be informed if Dr Ingenhousz is in Paris, & desires to know his address.

Dr Beerenbroek has just received a Letter from London in which it is mentioned that Dr Ingenhousz has left London lately, & that he is gone over to the continent; he will therefor be much obliged to Dr Franklin if he can let him [know] whether Dr Ingenhousz is in Paris.

His directions are: a L’hotel Dhambourg, rue des boucheries. quartier St Germain.

Addressed: Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / Ministre plenipotentiaire / &a &a. / a Passy

Notation: Dr. Beerenbroek Paris 27. novembre.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3The Antwerp-born physician (1751–1824) had studied in Louvain, Paris, and Leyden. He was an associate of the Royal College of Physicians in London, and would later become active in politics. DBF, under Beerembroeck.

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