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"commissioned...to take care of buying and shipping a good armonica"

Date: 1772, Jan 17
From: William Outram (London)
To: (Ship's Log)
PBF: 19: 38

William Outram was a merchant captain, master of the Virginia vessel Liberty.

Has been commissioned by the Rev. Mr. Dunlap to take care of buying and shipping a good armonica for Dunlap's son Benjamin, organist in his father's church in Virginia, and to ask Franklin where such an instrument might be had; should be obliged to have the information addressed to him at the bar of the Virginia Coffee House.