From Richard Bache
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia Febry 3d, 1783
Dear & Hond: Sir
Permit me to introduce to your Acquaintance & Civilities, Mr. Petitt, Son of my Friend Mr Charles Petitt of this place;5 I believe him to be a young Gentleman of merit, and as such beg leave to recommend him to your Notice & Esteem— Sally & the Children are well, I am ever Dear Sir Yours affectionately
Addressed: His Excellency / Dr. Franklin / at / Passy / Favored by Mr. Pettit
5. Andrew Pettit had been introduced by his father on Jan. 29, above.