From the Duke of Manchester
AL: American Philosophical Society
[before July 26, 1783]
The Duke of Manchester’s Compts to Dr: Franklin and desires the honor of his company at Dinner Saturday the 26th: inst:3
Addressed: Doctor Franklin / à Passy
3. BF attended, or at least he planned to: BF to Livingston, July 22[–26]. The Duke of Manchester also sent a pair of invitations to BF and WTF, nearly identical in wording, for “Sunday next the 10th” (APS). This had to have been Aug. 10, the only such Sunday during the seven months of Manchester’s mission to Paris.