Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from [John] Hunt, 27 June 1783

From [John] Hunt5

AL: American Philosophical Society

Rue de Clery Friday Evening June 27th: 1783

J. Hunt has the Honor to present his most respectful compliments to his Excellency Dr. Franklin, and will do himself the pleasure; agreeable to his Excellency’s kind invitation, to dine with him on Sunday next.

Addressed: His Excellency Dr. Franklin / Passy

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

5Hunt, who was related to Matthew Ridley by marriage, had dined with BF in February: XXXIX, 136. He sailed to America on the General Washington at the end of the summer to settle some of Ridley’s business affairs: Morris Papers, VIII, 313–14; IX, 469.

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