Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Gourlade & Moylan, 9 March 1781

From Gourlade & Moylan

ALS:8 American Philosophical Society

L’Orient 9th. March 1781

Honord Sir

Besides the two Letters you will find herwith there are some larger packets to your address by the Brig Duke of Leinster from philadelphia we suppose them to be less important than those and mean to forward them by Colonel Laurence who arrived here this Evening in the Alliance Cap: Barry & who will set out tomorrow.

We have the honor to be sincerely Hond. Sir Your most obt hle sts

Gourlade & Moylan

Addressed: The Honorable / Doctor B. Franklin / American Ambassador at the Court of / Versailles / a Passÿ

Notation: Gourlade & Moylan L’orient 9 March 1781.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8In James Moylan’s hand.

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