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Docno: ADMS-06-09-02-0004

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Franklin, Benjamin
Date: 1780-03-02

To Benjamin Franklin

Mr. Adams's respectfull Compliments to Dr. Franklin, informs him that Monsieur the Comte De Vergennes has appointed him next Tuesday to be at Versailles in order to be presented to the King and Royal Family.1 Mr. Adams will have the Honour to breakfast at Passy with Dr. Franklin, at an hour early enough to go to Versailles, which he supposes will be 8 oClock.
RC (PPAmP: Franklin Papers;) addressed: “His Excellency Benjamin Franklin Esqr.”
1. The presentation took place on 7 March; see JA's first letter of 8 March to the president of Congress (No. 14, below).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.