Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Fizeaux, Grand & Cie., 23 April 1780

To Fizeaux, Grand & Cie.

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy, 23d. April 1780


I received your respected favours of the   Instant with your Acct of Expences relating to the Cases of Characters &ca. which I have desired M. F. Grand to discharge in my Behalf, and am much obliged by your Care in forwarding them to Rouen.8 Plese to Accept my Thanks and belive me to be with sincere Esteem. Gentlemene Y. m. o. and M. h. S.

Mess. fizeaux Grand and Co.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8These were the eight boxes of printing type that BF had ordered from Caslon in June, 1779. He had instructed Caslon to ship them to Fizeaux, Grand & Cie. in Amsterdam, and had then told the Amsterdam firm to forward them to Rouen, care of John Holker: XXX, 610–12. The type arrived in Rouen, but was addressed to M. Le Breton; see our annotation to Henry Grand’s letter of [before April 23], and Holker to BF, April 26.

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