From Matthias Ogden
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Paris 25th. August 83
I take the liberty to ask if it will be perfectly agreeable to your Excellency, to present me to the King tomorrow.
The Marquis de la Fayette is at Versailles & will be present at the ceremony.9 If it should not be the least inconvenient, I will be much obliged for the honor of a seat in your Excellencys Carriage from Passy.
I have the honor to be with the utmost respect & esteem your Excellencys most obedient humble servant
His Excellency Doctor Franklin
Addressed: His Excellency / Doctor Franklin / Passy
Notation: Ogden Paris 25 August 1783
9. Ogden had brought Lafayette letters from America: XXXIX, 519n; Idzerda, Lafayette Papers, V, 140n, 142.