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Docno: ADMS-06-13-02-0061

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Franklin, Benjamin
Date: 1782-06-10

To Benjamin Franklin

[salute] Sir

I have the Honour to inform you, that I have this day drawn upon you, in favour of Messrs Fizeau Grand & Co for the Amount of Six hundred and twenty five Pounds sterling being for my Salary, for one Quarter of a Year, which you will please to charge to the United states, according to the Resolutions of Congress. I hope I shall not have occasion to draw upon your Excellency for any further Sums for my Salary, because although I have no Sanguine Hopes of obtaining a Loan very Suddenly, for any very large sum, yet I am led to expect some what.

[salute] I have the Honour &c