Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to Humphrey Senhouse, 31 January 1765

To Humphrey Senhouse

ALS: Senhouse MSS, Cumberland County Record Office, Carlisle

Cravenstreet, London, Jan. 31. 65


I wish I could give you any Encouragement to hope Relief in your Case by means of Electricity.2 No Instance of the kind has fallen within my Knowledge. On the contrary, I have try’d it on some Patients, but without the least Success. I am, Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant

B Franklin

Addressed: To / Major Senhouse / in / Carlisle

Endorsed: Jany. 31 – 1765 Dr. Benjn. Franklin to H Senhouse Electricity no cure for Deafness

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

2See above, pp. 27–8.

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