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Deane, Silas (1737-1789) to James Searle

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03359 Author/Creator: Deane, Silas (1737-1789) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 January 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 24 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Apprises Searle, then a commissioner to France to negotiate a loan for the State of Pennsylvania, of his upcoming journey to America. Hopes to see Searle in Passy (in Paris) the following day, where Deane indicates he will dine and take leave of Benjamin Franklin. Deane and Franklin were on a diplomatic mission in France during the American Revolution.

People: Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Searle, James, 1730-1797
Searle, James, 1730-1797

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyEntertaining and HospitalityTravel

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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