Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Robert Morris, 22 June 1781

From Robert Morris

LS: American Philosophical Society

Philada. June 22d. 1781

Dear sir

This Letter will I hope be in due time happily delivered to you by Mr. Geo. Harrison of this City—4 a Young Gent. of Good Family and Fortune whom I beg leave to Introduce to your Notice and Friendship— I doubt not his own Personal Merit will entitle him to these and I shall be thankfull to you for any Services it may be Convenient for you to Render him—Remaining very Respectfully Dr sir Your Obedt. hble servt.

Robt Morris

His Excelly. Benjn. Franklin Esqr.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4For George Harrison (1762–1845), a future business associate of Morris’, see Morris Papers, I, 168n. While in Europe he befriended John Thaxter, Jr., who on March 13, 1782, wrote him a letter of introduction to Dumas (National Archives).

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