Member Spotlight Found in Continental Congress - Papers The National Archives Continental Congress - Papers Location: Continental Congress - PapersLtrs from George WashingtonVol 2: Transcripts 1776 (Vol 2)Page 365
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Washington is to offer Govenor Franklin in exchange for General Thompson

Congress told General Washington to exchange Govenor William Franklin (son of Ben Franklin) as an exchange for General Thompson. William Franklin was a very vocal royalist. Congress later revoked this request.


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