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1 Franklin, Benjamin Speakers of the Colonial Assemblies From Benjamin Franklin to the Speakers of the Colonial … 1775-02-05 LS : Library of Congress Our last Letter informed you, that the King had declared his Intention...
2 Bollan, William Three Public Notices Concerning the Petition from the … 1775-01-17 I and II: printed in The Whitehall Evening Post , respectively January 19–21 and 14–17, 1775;...
3 Franklin, Benjamin Speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly From Benjamin Franklin to the Speaker of the … 1774-12-24 ALS : Princeton University Library; draft: Library of Congress When four of the seven agents to...
4 Franklin, Benjamin Dartmouth, William Legge, Earl of Franklin and William Bollan to Lord Dartmouth, 20 … 1773-08-20 ALS : the William Salt Library, Stafford This letter to the American Secretary, and the one from...
5 Franklin, Benjamin Pennsylvania Hospital: Law for Regulating the Elections … 1752-01-17 DS : Pennsylvania Hospital January 17, 1752 This document, drafted by Joshua Crosby, Thomas Bond,...
6 Franklin, Benjamin The Busy-Body, No. 8, 27 March 1729 1729-03-27 Printed in The American Weekly Mercury , March 27, 1729. ——Quid non mortalia Pectora cogis Auri...
7 Franklin, Benjamin [Public Men, 10 September 1730] 1730-09-10 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , September 10, 1730. Although the paragraph in the Gazette...
8 Franklin, Benjamin Order in Council, 2 September 1760 1760-09-02 DS (two) and copy: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission On July 4, 1760, Francis Eyre,...
9 Franklin, Benjamin Read, Sarah Benjamin and Deborah Franklin and John and Frances … 1734-04-11 DS : Morris Duane, Philadelphia, on deposit in Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1957) This...
10 Denny, William Ourry, Lewis William Denny, Franklin, and the Provincial … 1757-03-29 ADS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania Per Week Col. 20 s . Pay to Lieut. Lewis Ourry, or...
11 Franklin, Benjamin Todd, Anthony Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft to Anthony Todd, 10 … 1763-06-10 LS : Yale University Library; draft (incomplete): American Philosophical Society This letter...
12 Franklin, Benjamin Parker, James Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft: Commission to … 1764-07-10 DS : University of Pennsylvania Library Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft Esquires His...
13 Franklin, Benjamin Hunt, Abraham Post Office Commissions to Abraham Hunt, 10 January … 1764-01-10 Printed forms (two) with MS insertions in blanks: Theodore Sheldon, Chicago (1954) The commission...
14 Franklin, Benjamin Hubbart, Tuthill Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft: Power of Attorney … 1764-09-17 Printed form with MS insertions in blanks: New Hampshire Historical Society Know all Men by these...
15 Franklin, Benjamin Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft: Certificate of … 1763-06-10 In consequence of the royal proclamation George III issued four months after his accession, which...
16 Franklin, Benjamin Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft: Tables of Rates of … 1763-01-01 Broadside: New Jersey Historical Society Franklin and Foxcroft prepared this broadside for...
17 Franklin, Benjamin Todd, Anthony Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft to Anthony Todd, 21 … 1764-09-21 Draft: American Philosophical Society We wrote you pretty fully of the 4th. Instant, and sent our...
18 Franklin, Benjamin Vernon, Thomas Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft: Receipts to Thomas … 1763-07-12 ADS : Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport Receiv’d July 12. 1763. of Mr. Vernon, One Hundred...
19 Franklin, Benjamin Dunlap, William Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft to William Dunlap … 1764-10-01 Draft: American Philosophical Society We have read your extraordinary Letter upon which we shall...
20 Franklin, Benjamin Constitutions of the Academy of Philadelphia, [13 … 1749-11-13 MS Minutes: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania; another MS version: University of...
21 Franklin, Benjamin Cushing, Thomas From Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Cushing, 2 April 1774 1774-04-02 ALS : American Antiquarian Society; copy: Public Record Office My last was of the 22d past, since...
22 Franklin, Benjamin Jackson, Richard From Benjamin Franklin to Richard Jackson, 1 June 1764 1764-06-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society My last to you was of the 1st. of May, since which I am...
23 Franklin, Benjamin The Busy-Body, No. 2, 11 February 1729 1729-02-11 Printed in The American Weekly Mercury , February 11, 1728/9. All Fools have still an Itching to...
24 Franklin, Benjamin Colden, Cadwallader From Benjamin Franklin to Cadwallader Colden, 11 … 1750-10-11 ALS : New-York Historical Society I have learnt by different hands, that Dr. Mitchel continues in...
25 Franklin, Benjamin Memorandum on Chatham’s Plan of Conciliation, [on or … 1775-02-01 AD : Library of Congress On January 29 Chatham left with Franklin the conciliatory plan that he...
26 Franklin, Benjamin Advertisement, 1 November 1750 1750-11-01 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , November 1, 1750. Whereas on Saturday night last, the house...
27 Franklin, Benjamin Observations upon [Thomas Pownall], State of the … 1769-01-01 MS (copy): American Philosophical Society In December, 1769, or possibly in the following month,...
28 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 31 January … 1756-01-31 MS not found; reprinted from Duane, Works , VI , II . I wrote a line to you yesterday, and having...
29 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin’s Conjecture on the Foregoing, [after 12 … 1772-08-12 Copy: the Royal Society The Aurora Boreales , tho’ visible almost every Night of clear Weather in...
30 Franklin, Benjamin Moore, Samuel Preston From Benjamin Franklin to Samuel Preston Moore, 13 … 1761-08-13 ALS : Library Company of Philadelphia Inclosed I send the Account of Charges in Solliciting your...
31 Franklin, Benjamin Poor Richard, 1743 1743-01-01 Poor Richard, 1743. An Almanack For the Year of Christ 1743 ,... By Richard Saunders, Philom....
32 Franklin, Benjamin Foxcroft, John From Benjamin Franklin to John Foxcroft, 14 July 1773 1773-07-14 ALS (letterbook draft): Library of Congress I received yours of June 7. and am glad to find by it...
33 Franklin, Benjamin Jackson, Richard From Benjamin Franklin to Richard Jackson, 6 June 1763 1763-06-06 ALS : American Philosophical Society Supposing the Catalogue of our American Ores and Minerals...
34 Franklin, Benjamin Barbeu-Dubourg, Jacques From Benjamin Franklin to Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg, 30 … 1769-08-30 Extract printed from Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg, ed., Œuvres de M. Franklin … (Paris, 1773), p. 314....
35 Franklin, Benjamin [Shavers and Trimmers; and To the Publick, 23 and 30 … 1743-06-23 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , June 23 and 30, 1743. The first of these pieces, to which...
36 Franklin, Benjamin Strahan, William From Benjamin Franklin to William Strahan, 4 February … 1748-02-04 ALS : Huntington Library Enclos’d is a second Bill for £19 7 s. 1½ d. Sterling. The first I sent...
37 Franklin, Benjamin Robertson, William From Benjamin Franklin to William Robertson, 4 March … 1765-03-04 Copy: Yale University Library I rejoice to hear by my friend Mr. Strahan that you continue in...
38 Franklin, Benjamin Preface to Cato’s Moral Distichs, [18 December 1735] 1735-12-18 Cato’s Moral Distichs Englished in Couplets. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, 1735....
39 Franklin, Benjamin Bertier, Joseph-Etienne From Benjamin Franklin to Joseph-Étienne Bertier, 31 … 1768-01-31 Draft: American Philosophical Society With cordial Thanks for your many Civilities to me when in...
40 Franklin, Benjamin On Amplification, 17 June 1736 1736-06-17 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , June 17, 1736. Amplification, or the Art of saying Little...
41 Franklin, Benjamin An Expostulation, 3 November 1770 1770-11-03 Printed in The Public Advertiser , Nov. 3, 1770 For the Public Advertiser An American , to those...
42 Franklin, Benjamin Parker, James Power of Attorney to James Parker, 5 November 1764 1764-11-05 Copy: Bureau of Land Records, Department of Internal Affairs, Harrisburg Know ALL Men by these...
43 Franklin, Benjamin Poor Richard, 1734 1734-01-01 Poor Richard, 1734. An Almanack For the Year of Christ 1734 … By Richard Saunders, Philom....
44 Franklin, Benjamin Strahan, William From Benjamin Franklin to William Strahan, 29 July 1747 1747-07-29 MS not found; reprinted from The Atlantic Monthly , LXI (1888), 26. Your Favours of March 18 and...
45 Franklin, Benjamin West, James Committee Report on Lightning Rods for St. Paul’s … 1769-06-07 Printed in The Royal Society, Philosophical Transactions , LIX (1769), 162–9. As, in consequence...
46 Franklin, Benjamin Rules and Statutes of the College, Academy, and Charity … 1755-07-11 MS Minutes: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania The trustees of the College of...
47 Franklin, Benjamin Galloway, Joseph From Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 18 June 1767 1767-06-18 ALS : Princeton University Library With this you will receive a Power of Attorney from Messrs....
48 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah Power of Attorney to Deborah Franklin and Richard … 1772-02-17 DS : American Philosophical Society <February 17, 1772. Franklin empowers Deborah Franklin and...
49 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Peter From Benjamin Franklin to [Peter Franklin], 7 May 1760 1760-05-07 MS not found; reprinted from Benjamin Franklin, Experiments and Observations on Electricity...
50 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 3 March … 1773-03-03 ALS (letterbook draft): Library of Congress I had no Line from you per last Packet. But I had the...