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2401 Stephen, Adam Washington, George To George Washington from Adam Stephen, April 1757 1757-04-01 I have had an opportunity of knowing Mr Kenndy perfectly well, and always found him diligent and...
2402 Franklin, Benjamin Norris, Charles From Benjamin Franklin to Charles Norris, 2 April 1757 1757-04-02 ALS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania The enclos’d Account was settled by the late...
2403 Washington, George Dinwiddie, Robert From George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie, 2 April … 1757-04-02 A letter which I received from Capt. Mercer, upon my return to Alexandria, informs me, that 95...
2404 Franklin, Benjamin Memorandum Book, 1757–1776 1757-04-03 MS account book: American Philosophical Society [April 3, 1757] Before leaving for England...
2405 Franklin, Benjamin Receipt for Bills of Exchange, 3 April 1757 1757-04-03 ADS : Historical Society of Pennsylvania List of Bills of Exchange Sterling Scot & McMichael...
2406 Franklin, Benjamin Dunlap, William From Benjamin Franklin to William Dunlap, 4 April 1757 1757-04-04 ALS : American Philosophical Society I now appoint you Postmaster of Philadelphia, during our...
2407 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah Power of Attorney to Deborah Franklin, 4 April 1757 1757-04-04 Printed form with MS insertions in blanks: American Philosophical Society Know all Men by these...
2408 Norris, Isaac Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Isaac Norris, 4 April 1757 1757-04-04 Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania The interfering in those Weighty matters you...
2409 Pemberton, Israel Fothergill, John Israel Pemberton to John Fothergill, 4 April 1757 1757-04-04 Draft: Historical Society of Pennsylvania As I am sensible thou art well acquainted with Benja....
2410 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 5 April … 1757-04-05 ALS : American Philosophical Society Franklin and his son left Philadelphia on Monday, April 4,...
2411 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 5 April … 1757-04-05 I hope by the Time this reaches Your Hands that Govr Sharpe has relieved Fort Cumberland by...
2412 Norris, Isaac Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Isaac Norris, 7 April 1757 1757-04-07 Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania The Clerk calls upon me to sign the Indian...
2413 Franklin, William Graeme, Elizabeth William Franklin to Elizabeth Graeme, 7 April 1757 1757-04-07 ALS : Morristown National Historical Park At this time William Franklin appears to have been...
2414 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 7 April … 1757-04-07 I recd Yours of the 2d last Night & must refer You to mine of the 5th which I sent You by...
2415 Lewis, Andrew Washington, George To George Washington from Andrew Lewis, 8 April 1757 1757-04-08 I have no Instruction at this time by which I Can act. I have Been at Wmsburg Latly as the...
2416 Franklin, Benjamin Galloway, Joseph From Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 11 April … 1757-04-11 ALS : Yale University Library I received the Exemplifications of the Royal Grant, Charter and...
2417 Franklin, Benjamin Hazard, Samuel From Benjamin Franklin to Samuel Hazard, 11 April 1757 1757-04-11 Copy: American Philosophical Society Your Absence when the Business was to be done for Mr....
2418 Franklin, Benjamin Bouquet, Henry From Benjamin Franklin to Henry Bouquet, 14 April 1757 1757-04-14 Draft: American Philosophical Society I thank you for the Letter you have favour’d me with to...
2419 Franklin, Benjamin Garden, Alexander From Benjamin Franklin to Alexander Garden, 14 April … 1757-04-14 Draft: American Philosophical Society I am here waiting the Departure of the Pacquet in which I...
2420 Franklin, Benjamin Lining, John From Benjamin Franklin to John Lining, 14 April 1757 1757-04-14 Copy: Yale University Library; also draft (incomplete): American Philosophical Society It is a...
2421 Washington, George Washington, Richard From George Washington to Richard Washington, 15 April … 1757-04-15 After so long Silence it may be expected I shoud introduce this Letter with an Apology for my...
2422 Washington, George Washington, Richard Enclosure: Invoice to Richard Washington, 15 April 1757 1757-04-15 Invoice of Sundry Goods to be Shipd by Mr Richd Washington of London for the use of G. Washington...
2423 Washington, George Dinwiddie, Robert From George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie, 16 April … 1757-04-16 Your letter by Express, of the 8th Instant I fear has fallen into the hands of the common Enemy,...
2424 Council of War Enclosure: Council of War, 16 April 1757 1757-04-16 At a Council of War held at Fort Cumberland April 16th 1757. Present Colo. George Washington,...
2425 Washington, George Stephen, Adam From George Washington to Adam Stephen, 17 April 1757 1757-04-17 You are to remain with the Garrison at this place, ’till the maryland troops shall relieve you:...
2426 Franklin, Benjamin Mecom, Jane From Benjamin Franklin to Jane Mecom, 19 April 1757 1757-04-19 ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote a few Lines to you yesterday, but omitted to answer...
2427 Gay, Nicholas Ruxton Enclosure I: Deposition, 20 April 1757 1757-04-20 Copy. Baltimore County ss On the 20th Day of April 1757. Came Richard Davis Serjeant in Captain...
2428 Franklin, Benjamin Parker, James Commission to James Parker as Comptroller of the Post … 1757-04-22 Draft: American Philosophical Society Sometime after their appointment as joint deputy...
2429 Franklin, Benjamin Parkers, James Post Office Instructions to James Parker, 22 April 1757 1757-04-22 ADS : American Philosophical Society Mr. James Parker [General Post O]ffice } April 22, 1757 Sir...
2430 Mercer, George Washington, George To George Washington from George Mercer, 24 April 1757 1757-04-24 Thursday and Friday last came to Town 148 Cherokees, with Major Lewis, and yesterday I spoke to...
2431 Franklin, Benjamin Galloway, Joseph From Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 25 April … 1757-04-25 ALS : Yale University Library The List of Servants is come to hand. I suppose ’tis as compleat as...
2432 Mercer, George Washington, George To George Washington from George Mercer, 26 April 1757 1757-04-26 Since my last to you, we have held Council after Council every day with the Indians. They seem at...
2433 Franklin, Benjamin Last Will and Testament, 28 April 1757 1757-04-28 ADS : The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia I Benjamin Franklin of the City of Philadelphia,...
2434 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Deborah From Benjamin Franklin to Deborah Franklin, 29 April … 1757-04-29 ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote to you yesterday per Post. This is only to acquaint...
2435 Washington, George Dinwiddie, Robert From George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie, 29 April … 1757-04-29 I make use of this as a less troublesome, the most effectual, and (I think) most expeditious...
2436 Franklin, Benjamin Epitaph of Josiah and Abiah Franklin, [May 1757] 1757-05-01 Printed in The New-England Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure , 1 (1758), 58. Franklin composed...
2437 Franklin, Benjamin Parsons, William From Benjamin Franklin to William Parsons, 3 May 1757 1757-05-03 ALS : American Philosophical Society I have just time to bid you Farewell; and to acquaint you,...
2438 Duché, Jacob, Jr. Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Jacob Duché, Junior, 6 May … 1757-05-06 ALS : American Philosophical Society As you kindly offered me your best Services before you left...
2439 Fairfax, William Washington, George To George Washington from William Fairfax, 6 May 1757 1757-05-06 Capt. Gist tells Me You was unwilling to write as You could not avoid touching on a Subject that...
2440 —— Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from ———, 10 May 1757 1757-05-10 AL (incomplete): American Philosophical Society The accurate determination of longitude by a ship...
2441 Franklin, William Graeme, Elizabeth William Franklin to Elizabeth Graeme, 12 May 1757 1757-05-12 ALS : American Philosophical Society I am this Moment return’d from an Excursion of four or five...
2442 Washington, George Tulleken, John From George Washington to John Tulleken, 12 May 1757 … 1757-05-12 Letter not found: to John Tulleken, 12 May 1757. On 27 Oct. 1757 Tulleken wrote to GW : “Your...
2443 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 16 May 1757 1757-05-16 You are, so soon as you arrive at Fort Loudoun, to inform the Officers that the Assembly having...
2444 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 16 May 1757 1757-05-16 Whereas I have thought proper to discontinue the two pr ct Commissions (which the Country...
2445 Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Peter From Benjamin Franklin to [Peter Franklin], 21 May 1757 1757-05-21 ALS : American Philosophical Society I have been now near 6 Weeks waiting for the Sailing of the...
2446 Franklin, Benjamin Loudoun, John Campbell, 4th Earl of From Benjamin Franklin to the Earl of Loudoun, 21 May … 1757-05-21 ALS : Huntington Library Having determined not to go in the first Pacquet, I retired hither about...
2447 Franklin, Benjamin Mecom, Jane From Benjamin Franklin to Jane Mecom, 21 May 1757 1757-05-21 MS not found; reprinted from Jared Sparks, ed., A Collection of Familiar Letters and...
2448 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 23–27 May … 1757-05-23 This probably may be deliver’d to You by the Hon. Edmd Atkin Esqr. who has his Majesty’s...
2449 Franklin, Benjamin Stiles, Ezra From Benjamin Franklin to Ezra Stiles, 23 May 1757 1757-05-23 ALS : Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library, University of Pennsylvania I have been waiting here...
2450 Stanwix, John Washington, George To George Washington from John Stanwix, 23 May 1757 1757-05-23 His Excellcy the Earl of Loudoun having ordd five Companys of my Battalion to serve in the back...