Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from John Jay, 1 June 1781

From John Jay

Copy: Library of Congress

Aranjues 1. June 1781.

Dear Sir,

I have this Day drawn upon you a Bill in Favor of the Marquis d’Yranda for ninety thousand one hundred & thirty five Liv. Tourn. at ninety Days Sight. I shall also soon be obliged to draw for the Balance of the 25000 Doll.7 for the two Months Sight Bills—

I am Dear Sir, Your obliged & obt. Servant.

(signed) John Jay

His Excelly. Dr. Franklin.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7The $25,000 BF had promised to provide for bills of credit drawn on Jay: XXXIII, 356; XXXIV, 314, 511.

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