Collection: Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais letter

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Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais letter

Mss 779163
Identifier: Mss 779163


Letter from Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais in Paris, France to Benjamin Franklin telling him that he regrets that the machinations of Mr. Lee has caused him to diminish the performance of his duties and assures Franklin of his esteem; offers to send parcels to America on ships about to leave for Virginia.


  • 1779-02-13


Language of Materials

In English.

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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : 1 leaf; holograph signed ; 23 cm.


1. Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792, 2. United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Foreign participation, United States-Foreign relations-Revolution, 1775-1783, I. Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

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