Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from John Shaffer, 28 February 1784

From John Shaffer

ALS: American Philosophical Society

ce 28 fr. 84./


This moment I have Obtained the Expetion of the Arrest of Parlement Rendered in my feavour, wich will Prove to you my inosance and the Cruel Maner in wich I have bean Treated, Theirefore I hope you will be Kind Enough to Comunicate The inclosed arrest,5 to all my Countryman before my Departure and ingage them to assist me, So that I may Return to my Native Country Decently, Mr Beaumont will inform you of my intentions,

I have the honour to be with Respect your Exelencys Most Obedent & Very humble servant

J. Schaffer

I Expect to leave Paris in a few days for Philadelpha

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]


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