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Collection Reference Number GLC03277
From Archive Folder Collection of letters to the French Ambassador to America, Comte de Moustier, from various American statesmen and Lafayette 
Title Benjamin Franklin to Comte de Moustier regarding observations on Congress and hopes for France
Date 27 April 1789
Author Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)  
Recipient de Moustier, Comte  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Franklin expresses his regrets for the late assembly of Congress, and adds his best wishes for the momentous meeting of the Estates General meeting that very day, "I pray sincerely that by means of that Assembly the public Interests may be advanced and succeed, and the future welfare and Glory of French Nation be firmly established."
Subjects Diplomacy  American Statesmen  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  Congress  Politics  France  French Revolution  
People Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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