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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-08-02-0212
1. At this point in the Letterbook, JA continued the sentence: “as his Excellency,” and then struck out the phrase. This letter was received on 15 May; on the 31st the congress resolved to accept the solution proposed by JA . It ordered Benjamin Franklin to pay the drafts of JA and Dana “to the amount of their respective salaries” ( JCC , 17:428, 476).