Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Vandenyver frères, 23 June 1781

From Vandenyver frères4

AL: American Philosophical Society

ce Samedy 23 Juin a 10 heures du matin [1781]5

Vandenyver freres ont Lhonneur de presenter Leurs tres humbles Respects a Son Excellence Monsieur Franklin et de Lui faire remettre une Lettre qui vient de nous parvenir par lExtraordinaire d’anvers/6

Addressed: A Son Excellence / Monsieur franklin / a Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4A French banking firm with extensive family and business contacts in the Netherlands: XXV, 521; XXXI, 221; XXXII, 435n, 576; XXXIII, 482–3; XXXIV, 454. This letter is in the same hand as those of June 22 and Oct. 31, 1780, and March 13, 1781.

5The only year during BF’s mission to France in which June 23 fell on a Saturday.

6Not located.

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