Secrets of the American Revolution in France 1776

by Dr. Pelham Mead While researching a new movie script historical facts I discovered many interesting facts. 70 year old Benjamin Franklin was quite the ladies man in Paris, France. Jacques Donatien le Ray du Chaumont purchased the Hotel de Valentinois jus for Benjamin Franklin to live in rent free while he was in Paris, France representing the Continental Congress as it maneuvered to separate itself from England. Silas Deane use many of his own money and assets to purchase French artillery cannons, uniforms and 2500 rifles from the French to supply the Continental Army. Behind the scenes in this … Continue reading Secrets of the American Revolution in France 1776