From Nathaniel Falconer
ALS: American Philosophical Society
London June the 24 1783
My Dear Frend
I Recd your kind Letter of the 18 June yesterday and wrote the Same Evening by a Mr Heptenstall8 and inclosed you Some papers which I Refer you too I Shall Send you by the Next privet hand Some pamplets and Some more News papers Least that Should not Come to hand as Soon as this beg to inform you that the washington and Capt Barney where Both Sauef arrived and there money in the Bank before I Sailed pray writ Mr Morris to know weather or no there was aney Letters Sent by the Gentelman I mentiond9 for I Fear there has been Some Foul play the Said Gentelman has with this two or three Days gone to Falmouth to Sail in the packet for philadla my Compliments to your Grandson and Mr hartley I am my Dear Sir your most Sincerly
Addressed: To / Docter Franklin / at the Court / of parris
Notation: Falconer June 23. 1783.—
8. Perhaps R. D. or H. Heptinstall, haberdashers of 6 Ludgate Hill: Kent’s Directory for the Year 1783 (London, 1783), p. 83.
9. John Vaughan.