Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from John Jay, [24 November 1782]

From John Jay

ALS: Library of Congress

Sunday Morng [November 24, 1782]

Dr Sir

Mr Oswald expressed his Desire to me last Evening that we would meet him, at any Time & place that might be convenient to us. As Mr Strachey is confined by a swelled Face, at Mr Oswalds; I promised the latter to propose to you our meeting there at 11 OClk. Tomorrow.1

I am Dear Sir Sincerely Yours &c

John Jay

Endorsed: recd Nov. 24. 82

1For this meeting, which opened the final round of negotiations leading to the provisional peace agreement, see Strachey’s Remarks to the American Peace Commissioners, Nov. 25.

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