Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to [the Duc de la Rochefoucauld], 24 May 1780

To [the Duc de la Rochefoucauld]3

Reprinted from Henry Adams, The Life of Albert Gallatin (Philadelphia, 1879), p. 24.

Passy, May 24, 1780.

Dear Sir,

I enclose the letter you desired for the two young gentlemen of Geneva. But their friends would do well to prevent the voyage.

With sincere and great esteem, I am, dear sir, you most obedient and most humble servant,

B. Franklin.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3In answer to his mother’s letter of May 22, above. The enclosure is BF’s letter to RB, the preceding document.

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