Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jean de Neufville & fils, 21 January 1782

From Jean de Neufville & fils

ALS:9 South Carolina Historical Society

Amsterdam 21st Jany. 1782

May It please your Excellency

That we further Apprize your Excellency of our having deliver’d (on our being applied to for it) the last part of the Remaining Goods of the United States which had remained in our possession or at least had always been under our Immediate direction, about Which it may be proper to remark there has never been the least difficulty Concerning their delivery; or for any kind of receipt therefore as these resting with us solely we had no objection to make. It is a peculiar Satisfaction to us that they were deliver’d in good Order.

We have nothing to add for the present on the Subject and have the honor to remain With due respect Your Excellencys Most Obed. Humble Servts.

John DE Neufville & Son

His Excellency Dr B Franklin Minister Plenipo at the Court of Versailles

Notation: John de Neufville et Son Amsterdam 21. Janr. 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9In the hand of Jean de Neufville.

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