Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from the Princess Dashkova, 30 January 1781

From the Princess Dashkova

AL: American Philosophical Society

Hotel de la Chine Jan: 30th. [1781]

The Princess of Daschkaw presents her best thanks to Dr Franklin for his kind note2 and will be happy to see him next saturday Evening the third of February if convenient to him.—

Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur de Franklin / a Passy.

Notation: Duschkaw Princess. Hotel de Chine Jany. 30

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2Missing. He may have left a note when he called on the Princess on Jan. 26 (see his Journal, printed under Dec. 18). No further correspondence is extant between BF and Dashkova until 1788.

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