Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Bariatinskii, 9 September 1783

From Bariatinskii

L: American Philosophical Society

Mardy 9. 7bre. 1783./.

Le Prince Bariatinskoy a l’honneur de remercier Monsieur franklein de la communication, qu’il a bien voulû Lui faire du Traite de Paix.9

Notation: Bariatinskoy 9. 7bre 1783—

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9The next day, Bariatinskii sent Empress Catherine II two gifts from BF: a Libertas Americana medal with its explanation (XXXIX, 549–55) and a copy of Constitutions des treize Etats-Unis de l’Amérique. Nina N. Bashkina et al., eds., The United States and Russia: the Beginning of Relations, 1765–1815 ([Washington, D.C., 1980]), p. 209.

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