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No. Author Recipient Title Date Context
1 Adams, John Webb, Nathan From John Adams to Nathan Webb, with Comments by the … 1755-10-12 All that part of Creation that lies within our observation is liable to Change. Even mighty...
2 Adams, John [Harvard College, 1751–1755] 1751-01-01 Continued November 30. 1804. In my own class at Collidge, there were several others, for whom I...
3 Adams, John [Parents and Boyhood] 1734-01-01 My Father married Susanna Boylston in October 1734, and on the 19th of October 1735 I was born....
4 Note on Marginalia in Benjamin Wilson, Further … 1774-05-25 Wilson’s attack on Franklin in 1773, in Observations upon Lightning , had produced a rebuttal...
5 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...
6 Shipley, Jonathan Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Shipley, [on or … 1775-03-20 ALS (incomplete): Yale University Library This fragment is now bound, in a volume of Franklin’s...
7 Henly, William Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from William Henly, [after 25 May … 1774-05-25 ALS (incomplete): American Philosophical Society [ Missing ] ourselves without making Mr. W—s...
8 Noguères, Clément Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Clément Noguères and … 1773-01-01 Printed form with MS insertions in blanks: American Philosophical Society Vous étes prié, de la...
9 Franklin, Benjamin “The Morals of Chess”, [before 28 June 1779] 1732-06-01 Reprinted from The Columbian Magazine , I (December, 1786), 159–61; incomplete copy: American...
10 Viny, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Viny, [before 4 May … 1775-02-12 ALS : American Philosophical Society The condescending respect with which Your Excellency hath in...
11 Jefferson, Thomas Zane, Isaac From Thomas Jefferson to Isaac Zane, [ca. 1773–1778] … 1773-01-01 You must give me leave to return you the inclosed, as I have laid aside the distressing trade of...
12 Burdett, Peter P. Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Peter P. Burdett, [before] … 1773-08-21 ALS : American Philosophical Society The Bearer is Baron Steieben of whome I had the honor to...
13 Hamilton, Alexander McDougall, Alexander From Alexander Hamilton to Alexander McDougall … 1774-01-01 It is with the utmost chagrin I am obliged to inform you, that I am not able to return you all...
14 Franklin, Benjamin Notes for Books Borrowed from the Library Company of … 1775-01-01 AD : American Philosophical Society These two notes for borrowers from the Library Company...
15 Beccaria, Giambatista Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Giambatista Beccaria … 1775-01-01 Incomplete draft: American Philosophical Society Illustrissimo Signor Signor Padrone mio...
16 Franklin, Benjamin Memorandum Book, 1757–1776 1757-04-03 MS account book: American Philosophical Society [April 3, 1757] Before leaving for England...
17 Franklin, Benjamin Journal, 1764–1776; Ledger, 1764–1776 1764-12-10 MS account books: American Philosophical Society December 10, 1764 As Franklin had done when he...
18 Editorial Note on Franklin’s Part in the Congressional … 1766-07-30 Richard Henry Lee’s famous resolution of June 7, 1776, called for independence and confederation....
19 Franklin, Benjamin —— From Benjamin Franklin to ———, [1757–1775] 1757-01-01 Draft: American Philosophical Society I have perus’d the Letters and Papers you put into my...
20 Franklin, Benjamin Specifications for a Dwelling House, [1757–1775] 1757-01-01 Draft: American Philosophical Society Obviously written in England, this document cannot...
21 Visiting and Business Cards, [1757–1775] 1757-01-01 MS and printed cards: American Philosophical Society [1757–1775] Among Franklin’s surviving...
22 —— Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from ———, [1759–1775] 1759-01-01 AL (fragment): Historical Society of Pennsylvania [ First part missing ] Franklyn for the Favor...
23 Fitzgerald, Keane Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from [Keane] Fitz Gerald and … 1759-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Fitzgerald and Dr. Morton’s Compliments to Dr. Franklyn,...
24 Franklin, Benjamin Strahan, William From Benjamin Franklin to [William Strahan], [1759–62 … 1759-01-01 ALS (draft): Blumhaven Library (1957) I have perus’d the Parts you put into my Hands of the new...
25 Taunton, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Taunton, [1760?–1775] 1760-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society I [hope you] will not be angrey at my writing b [ missing ]...
26 Taunton, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Taunton, [1760?–1775] 1760-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society I hop you will pardin my fredom in writin to you, should be...
27 Taunton, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Taunton, [1760?–1775] 1760-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society I hop you will pardon the fredom I have takeen, I have been...
28 Franklin, Benjamin Cooper, Grey From Benjamin Franklin to [Grey Cooper], [1764?–1775] 1764-01-01 ALS : Frank Glenn, Kansas City, Missouri (1955) I used to put two Ounces of Bark finely powdered...
29 Greenwood, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Greenwood, [1764–1775] 1764-01-01 Printed card with MS insertions: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Takes the Liberty to inform...
30 Bridgen, Edward Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Edward Bridgen, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society None of the following notes can be dated with precision; it...
31 Cooper, Grey Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Grey Cooper, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Cooper presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin and...
32 Mead, Samuel Stevenson, Margaret Mr. and Mrs. [Samuel?] Mead to Margaret Stevenson and … 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. and Mrs. Mead’s Compliments to Mrs. Stephinson, and...
33 Pownall, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Pownall, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society Govr. Pownall presents his Compliments to Mr. Franklin and...
34 Pownall, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Pownall, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society If you have nothing better to do will you be so good to call...
35 Pownall, Thomas Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Thomas Pownall, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Govr. Pownall presents his Compliments to Dr. Franklin finds...
36 Strahan, William Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from William Strahan, [1765–1775] 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Strahan presents his best Compliments to Dr. Franklin,...
37 Strahan, William Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from William and Margaret Strahan … 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. and Mrs. Strahan present their Compliments to Dr....
38 Wood, Mr. –– Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Mr. and Mrs. Wood … 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. and Mrs. Wood present their Compliments to Dr. Frankland...
39 French, Katherine Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Katherine French, [1765?–75] 1765-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mrs. French thinks it long since she had the pleasure of...
40 Franklin, Benjamin Notes on Parliamentary Precedents, [c. 6 February? … 1765-02-06 AD : American Philosophical Society Among Franklin’s papers are two sheets on which he entered...
41 To Benjamin Franklin from Sir John Pringle, [1766–1775] 1766-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Sir J Pringle’s Compliments to Dr. Franklin and acquaints him...
42 Blunt, Dorothea Franklin, Benjamin Three Letters from Dorothea Blunt, [1770–75?] 1770-01-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society The letters that follow we have found impossible to date....
43 Shipley, Jonathan Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from [Jonathan Shipley, 1771–75] … 1771-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society <Jermyn Street, Wednesday morning, in the third person....
44 Franklin, Benjamin Dialogue between Britain, France, Spain, Holland … 1774-01-01 Copy: Library of Congress; copy: American Philosophical Society It has been demonstrated that...
45 Franklin, Benjamin Fragment of a Letter to the Public Advertiser … 1774-01-01 AD: British Museum The presence of this fragment among the papers of Caleb Whitefoord in the...
46 Franklin, Benjamin Fragments of Two Letters to the Press [?], [1774–75?] 1774-01-01 AD : American Philosophical Society These two scraps of Franklin’s ongoing argument for the...
47 Franklin, Benjamin Request for a Printing, [1774–75?] 1774-01-01 AD : Library of Congress The background of this request has already been discussed in connection...
48 Franklin, Benjamin Notes on Britain’s Intention to Enslave America … 1774-01-01 AD (draft): Library of Congress These notes are impossible to date. At the head of the sheet a...
49 Franklin, Benjamin A Letter to Be Written by a Frenchman, [1774–75?] 1774-01-01 AL (draft): American Philosophical Society Unsolved problems in editing, as in other areas of...
50 Adams, John [Novanglus Papers, 1774–1775] 1775-01-01 Upon our Return to Massachusetts, I found myself elected by the Town of Braintree into the...