Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Jr., 25 March 1782

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes March. 25. 1782

Dear & hond sir.

I embrace the Opportunity the departure of Mr Meyers7 gives me to send you two Bottles of Cramberrys: I will send you more by the first messagerie.

I beg leave at the same time to introduce Mr Meyers to your kind Notice and Friendship.

I am as ever your dutifull & affect Kinsman

Jona Williams J

Addressed: His Excellency / Doctor Franklin &c &c.

Notation: J. Williams, Nantes March 25. 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

7Samuel Myers, a New York merchant in partnership with his brother Moses: XXXIV, 238n; Morris Papers, VI, 215n. Myers was on his way to Amsterdam, where the firm had established its base of operations. BF gave him a pass to that city on April 14: XXXVI, 379.

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