Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Jr., 1 March 1781

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes March. 1. 1781

Dear & hond sir.

M. de Chaumont has written to me consenting to the appropriation of the officers Cloathing to the public Accot agreeable to your desire and I have accordingly paid the amount of the Invoices £25970.6 by my 2 drafts on you—Viz.

23810.19.10 @ 10 days sight to the order of M Chaumont &
2159. 6. 2 @ do to my order both marked HO

25970. 6. 0 which please to honour & this Object will be thereby balanced & terminated.

I am ever most dutifully & most affectionately Yours

Jona Williams J

Dr Franklin.

Endorsed: Officers Cloathing drawn for

Notation: J Williams March 1st 1781

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