49. Jane Mecom to Benjamin Franklin
Boston, 9 November 1787 (excerpt)1

Dear Brother

… you Percive we have Some quarilsome Spirits against the constetution but it does not apear to be those of Superior Judgment. my gratest comfort is God Reigns we are in His hands. …

1. RC, Franklin Papers, Bache Collection, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Printed: Carl Van Doren, ed., The Letters of Benjamin Franklin & Jane Mecom (Philadelphia, 1950), 301.