Benjamin Franklin Papers

Receipt for John Adams, 22 December 1782

Receipt for John Adams

DS:3 Massachusetts Historical Society

ce Dimanche 22 Decembre [1782]

Reçu le Pacquet que m’a envoyé son Exe. M. Adams addressée a M. Livingston4

B Franklin

Notation: Receipt Dr. Franklin. for a Packet addressed to Mr. Livingston 22. Decr. 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3WTF drafted the basic statement; BF added “addressée a M. Livingston” and “22 Decembre”.

4This packet contained JA’s journal of the peace negotiations as well as several letters for Livingston. It was carried by Capt. Barney: Butterfield, John Adams Diary, III, 41–3n.

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