Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Dorcas Montgomery, [5 November 1781]

From Dorcas Montgomery

AL: American Philosophical Society

Monday 4 OClock [November 5, 1781]2

Mrs. Montgomery’s Respectful Compts. Attend Doctr. Franklin, with many thanks for all attentions—will with pleasure deliver the inclos’d for Mastr. Ben3—Mastr. Bob’s Compts with a Thousand thanks,— Mrs. Montgomery wish’s the Doctr. a continuance of Health, and every Happiness.

Addressed: His Excellency / Benjn. Franklin Esqr. / Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2The day BF recommended Mrs. Montgomery to Mme Cramer, above.

3BFB thanked his grandfather for two letters and a louis on Nov. 20, below.

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