Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Gabriel Johonnot, 7 May 1781

From Gabriel Johonnot6

AL: American Philosophical Society

Passy. 7th. May. 81.

Colonel Johonnot & Son present their most respectfull compliments to His Excellency Doctr. Franklin. Will do themselves the Honor to dine with Him On Thursday Next, Agreeable to His kind Invitation.

Addressed: His Excellency Doctr: Franklin / at / Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

6Col. Johonnot had arrived in France in March on the Alliance to conduct business and supervise his son’s move from Passy to attend school in Geneva with BFB: XXXII, 561n; XXXIII, 449–50; XXXIV, 336, 453.

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