Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Margaret Stewart, 27 October 1781

From Margaret Stewart

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Bruxelles 27 Octr 1781

Since I had the honor of writing to You;7 I have heard Some very disagreable news of the young man I had the honour of recomending to You at Paris; he has got into bad Company, & has very Much disgraced his father; & Mother, in Law, I shou’d be extreemly Sory to recomend an improper person; & hope You will pardon the liberty I have taken, which was only meant to do all the litle good I cou’d. I have the honour to be with due Respect; Your humble Servant

M Stewart

Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Dr. Franklin / Passy pres de / Paris / France

Notation: Stewart 27 Octr. 1781.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7On Oct. 17, above.

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