Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Williams, Sr., 26 January 1783

From Jonathan Williams, Sr.

ALS: American Philosophical Society

Nantes Janry 26. 1782 [i.e., 1783]

Hond sr

I take the Liberty to Inform you that after a passage of twenty days I have ariv’d hear in Nantes hope the pleasure of Seing you Soon, I Left all our friends Well in America.3

I most hartly Congratelate you On the good News of Peace thanks to God.

Belive me ever your most Dutyfull Nephew & Hble Servant

Jona Williams

Notation: Jona. Williams Jany. 26. 1782.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3He had been planning this trip since early fall, and carried letters from Jane Mecom: XXXVIII, 335; see also JW to BF, Jan. 25, letter (I).

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