From William and R. Macarty2
AL: American Philosophical Society
Monday 13 Jany 3 9 oClock. Morn
Mr & Mrs. Macarty present thier most Respectfull Compliments to Doctr. Franklin, and are Sorry they cannot have the honor of Dining with him to Day, being Engage’d; having only this moment Recieved Doctr Franklins polite Invitation of the 11th.
Addressed: Monsieur / Monsieur Franklin / Passy
2. William Macarty’s wife joined him in Lorient in September, 1781: XXXV, 482.
3. The only year since Mrs. Macarty’s arrival in which Jan. 13 fell on a Monday.