To James Searle
AL: S. Howard Goldman (New York, 1976)
Sunday Morning Jan. 28. 81
Mr Franklin presents his Compliments to Mr Searle, is sorry he could not have the Pleasure of his Company at Dinner to day; but hopes Mr Searle will make him Amends on Tuesday next when Mr. F. will have no other Company, that the Conversation Mr Searle proposes to honour him with may not be interrupted.—
Endorsed: Recd. at 5. OClock on Monday Evg.