Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to John Adams, 10 April 1783

To John Adams

L:2 Massachusetts Historical Society

Passy, 10 Ap. 1783—

Since Mr. Adams’s Departure Dr Franklin recd a Letter from Mr. Lawrens; the inclosed is a Copy of the Post-script, & which appears to be that mentioned to Mr. Adams in his Letter from Mr. Lawrens—3

Addressed: A son Excellence / Monsieur Adams / &ca &ca / Hotel du Roi / au Carouselle

Notations: Dr. Franklin. inclosing an Extract of a Letter from Mr. Laurens. / April 10. 1783.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2In WTF’s hand.

3BF enclosed a copy (in L’Air de Lamotte’s hand) of the postscript of Laurens’ April 4 letter, above. That postscript was mentioned in Laurens’ letter to JA of March 26[–April 4]: Adams Papers, XIV, 366.

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