Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Daniel Roberdeau, 28 February 1783

From Daniel Roberdeau8

Two ALS:9 American Philosophical Society

Philade. Feby. 28th. 1783

Dear Sir

I cannot hardly refrain my concratulation although the great Event of peace has not been announced here. From experience of your good offices betwixt my relations & myself,1 permit me to ask the favor of an immediate conveyence of the inclosed. I am Sir Yr. most obt. huml. Sert

Daniel Roberdeau

Addressed: His Excellency / Doctor Benjamin Franklin / at the Court of France / Passe / Per Ship Nancy

Notation: Roberdeau 28 Feby. 1783.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8A former politician and militia general (XVII, 81n; XXII, 378n), who had returned to his earlier career as a merchant: ANB.

9The other of which is marked “Duplicate.”

1See XXXIII, 47.

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