Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from John Jay, [25 November 1782]

From John Jay

ALS: Library of Congress

Monday afternoon [November 25, 1782]1

Dr Sir

The Marquis de la Fayette is about to depart, & wishes for a speedy answer to his Letter— The enclosed Draft of one, meets with Mr Adam’s approbation, & if it also meets with your’s, be pleased to sign a Copy of it, and send it by the Bearer—2

I am Dr Sir sincerely Yours &

J. Jay

His Exy Dr Franklin

Addressed: His Exy. / Doctr. Franklin / Passy

1The date of Lafayette’s departure for Brest; see our annotation of Lafayette to BF, [Nov. 26].

2The commissioners’ letter to Lafayette is below, [Nov. 27].

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