From William Hodgson
ALS: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
London 18 July 1782
I have recd yours of the 18th, but not that per Mr Young,9 I immediately set about procuring you the necessary Information Relative to the Marquis de Fayette & inclosed you have an Acc’t of the Wine & Salt as per Catalogue for Sale which I hope will be fully Satisfactory—1 if any thing further I mean Oath & Notarial Certificate shou’d be necessary, please to inform me & it shall be procured— I am going to the Secretarys Office to get this conveyed per Courier—if I shou’d be disappointed in that Conveyance, I shall send you per Some other Conveyance the general Catalogue, & this Letter per post, as the former is too bulky for the post— I am with the greatest Respect Dr sr yours most sincerly
I Wrote you last post via Ostend, under Cover to Mr Grand
His Excellency Benj. Franklin Esqr
9. We have no other record of either letter. See BF to Vaughan, July 11, for the sending of letters via Young.
1. For the catalogue see JW to BF, June 18.