Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Jr., 28 March 1782

From Jonathan Williams, Jr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society; copy: Yale University Library

Nantes Mar. 28. 1782

Dear & hond sir.

I have received your Favour 23 Inst and perfectly agree in Opinion with you. I thank you very much for your kind Expressions of Friendship which I will always study to deserve. The Seeds you will before this have received, I hope in good Order.

I beg leave to introduce to your Notice my Friend Mr William Vernon of Boston.4 You will find him worthy of your Friendship & I request you will show him every mark of Civility, which will highly oblige Dear & hond sir Your dutifull & affectionate Kinsman

Jona Williams J

His Excellency Doctor Franklin.

Addressed: A Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / en son Hotel / a Passy / prés Paris

Notation: J. Williams, Nantes March 28 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

4Vernon was preparing to return to America: Bondfield to BF, March 24, above.

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