From Dorcas Montgomery
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Geneve [November] 21th. 1781
I have to request the favor of your forwarding the inclosed,1 which will be Handed to you by a Mr. Pigott a worthy Character2 who has treated your Grand-son and all the Americans here with much Civility. And Suffice it to say, for the present, that He is a Friend to America.
My Compts. attend Mr. T. Franklin and Mr. H— Grand.— Mastr. Bache writes by this conveyance.
I remain Honor’d Sir with due respects your Most Obedt Huble. Servt—
Addressed: His Excellency / Benjn Franklin Esqr. / Minister Plenepotentiary / From the United States of / America to the Court of Versailles / A Passy
Notation: Montgomery Dorcas Geneve 21. 1781.
1. BFB to BF, Nov. 20, above.
2. See his letter of [after Dec. 27], below. Mrs. Montgomery later revised her opinion of Pigott: Jefferson Papers, XIII, 164–6, 235–6.