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Docno: ADMS-06-11-02-0279

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Franklin, Benjamin
Recipient: Jackson, William
Date: 1781-06-18

To Benjamin Franklin and William Jackson

This is a Copy of a Letter from Coll. Laurens to me, which I have given to Major Jackson, to shew to his Excellency Dr. Franklin. I should think it most adviseable for Major Jackson to lay the Accounts of the Indian before his Excellency, and pray him to authorize, Major Jackson or Mr. De Neufville to draw upon him, for the Amount, in case of my absence, from this Republick, which may become necessary before Major Jacksons Return, which will however, without doubt be expedited as much as possible, as the Ship waits for nothing else.
[signed] John Adams
RC (PPAmP: Franklin Papers).
1. This note is written at the bottom of a copy of John Laurens' letter of 28 April to JA, above, and was clearly intended to be read by both Benjamin Franklin and William Jackson.
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, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/