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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (American statesman diplomat, scientist and philosopher)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of a letter from Benjamin Franklin to Dr B Rush and Dr J Potts, made by D. Lewis

Identifier: Coll-1466
Scope and Contents The copy of the letter is dated 1 April 1882 below the statement that it 'is an exact copy of the copy of the original letter as made by D. Lewis', 1 December 1859. The original letter was written in London 20 December 1766 by Dr. Benjamin Franklin and was addressed to Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. Jonathan Potts. It refers to letters of introduction to several of Franklin's friends in Edinburgh. At the same time he states that 'you will be your own best frtiends if you apply...
Dates: 1766-1882

Incomplete letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black, c1783

Identifier: Coll-16/I/149-156
Scope and Contents

Incomplete letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black about meteorology and with references to Benjamin Franklin.

Dates: c1783

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