Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Charles-Guillaume-Frédéric Dumas, 8 November 1781

To Charles-Guillaume-Frédéric Dumas

ALS: Historical Society of Pennsylvania; transcript: National Archives

Passy, Nov. 8. 1781

Dear Sir,

It is long since I have had the Pleasure of hearing from you.8 I hope your Health continues.

If Mr Fox, to whom I give this Line, should visit the Hague, I recommend him warmly to your Civilities. He is a Gentleman of good Character, and for whom I have a great Regard, not only as an American and the Son of an old Friend, but for his personal Merit.

With much Esteem, I am ever, Dear Sir, Your affectionate Friend and humble Servant

B Franklin

M. Dumas.

Endorsed: Passy 8 Nov. 1781 S.E. Mr. Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8Dumas had last written on Sept. 13: XXXV, 478.

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