Vote of Thanks from Harvard College
Text in William C. Lane, “Harvard College and Franklin,” Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, X (1907), 238–9.
<Sept. 30, : The President and Fellows vote their thanks to Franklin for the gift, transmitted by James Bowdoin, of Vattel’s Droit des gens,6 and ask Bowdoin to present him with a copy of their vote.>
6. See above, Dumas to BF, May 17, 1775, and Bowdoin to BF, Aug. 19, 1776.