Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Arthur Lee, 29 February 1780

From Arthur Lee

ALS: American Philosophical Society; AL (draft):1 National Archives

Paris, Feby. 29th. 1780


I have found not only the Original of the Treaty of Alliance, but that too of the separate & secret Act,2 both which I have now the honor of sending you.

They were seald up together with my Copies which made them escape my observation before.

I have the honor to be with the greatest esteem & respect Sir Yr. most Obedt. Humbl Servt

A. Lee

The Honbl Dr. Franklin

Notation: A Lee Feb 29. 80

1Dated Feb. 28.

2XXV, 583–95. On Feb. 24 BF had requested to see the treaty.

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