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ALS : American Philosophical Society This will be delivred to you by my Good friend the Prelate or Abbé Nekrep president of the oriental College at Vienna, a Gentleman much estimed here, a very good scholar and philosopher. He goes for a few weeks to Paris in pursuet of knowledge regarding his profession, and as his particular pride is to know you, I take the liberty to recommend him to your...
ALS : American Philosophical Society This lettre will be delivred to you by the Countesse de Fries, a lady, to whose family I am obliged for their constant kindness and civitilities towards me. Her Husband, one of the richest and the most respectable men of Europe, establish’d here in the most extensive banking business, a protestant and a Republican, being a Swish born; being very desirous of...
ALS : American Philosophical Society You will have recieved my lettre dated Nov. 19th. with a parcel to mr le Begue Containing papers for the press. Count choteck inquired again whether his bill of exchange has been forwarded by you to America. I told him you have probably had no time to write me about it, but that I make no doubt but the commission is sent to America. From the inclosed...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I recieved your favour dated Passy Sept. 2. 1783, with an inclosed of Mr. Samuel Lewis Wharton, which Contained a bill of exchange of 8000 L. tournois. He refers to a lettre which mr. Sam. Wharton wrote to me on the 14 of April by the Way of France and on the 29 of may by the way of France, of which letters none came to right, which is probably owing to the...
Printed in Nouvelles Expériences et observations sur divers objects de physique (Paris, 1785), pp. iii-iv; ADS (draft): Teylers Museum A SON EXCELLENCE MONSIEUR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Ministre Plénipotentiaire des Etats-Unis de l’Amérique auprès de la Cour de France, Membre de l’Académie royale des Sciences de Paris, de la Société royale de Londres, &c. &c. Président de la Société Philosophique de...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The inclosed note and bill of exchange of 150 florins on Messrs. Goll & Verbrugge at Amsterdam are delivred to me by his Excellency Count Chotek chanchellor of Bohemia and Austria, one of our first Noblemen, and, what more is, a true Lover and encourager of Sciences; deserving therefore very highly your attention in fulfilling his desires, by sending the...
ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote to you a note some weaks ago to accompany the request of mr. Veinbrenner, which you allready had granted. His commissionary is allready gone to Hamburg and will set out with the first vessel for Philadelphia, waiting only for the introductory lettres you promish’d— Your last was dated may 16th, of Which I first recieved the copy. Reciev my thanks...
ALS : American Philosophical Society This is only to accompany the adjoin’d lettre of mr. Weinbrenner, who, as you see, does not loose time to make use of your kind proposition of giving some introductory letters to his agent, who is mr. Donath . This gentleman will set out in a few weeks for Philadelphia New york & Boston, where he will spend two years. He will carry with him various...
ALS : American Philosophical Society The bearer of this, Mr. james Robertson, being arrived at Paris from a tour thro Italie, after having spent some time in Vienna, where he followed my experiments and became one of my friends, has begged the favour of me to send him an introductory lettre to you. As he is a very worthy and learned Gentleman, I can not refuse his request, and take the liberty...
ALS : American Philosophical Society As I have not heard from you this long while, I wish to know whether you have recieved my letters, one accompanying a new cast of my profil framed, an other by which I begg leave to dedicate to you my book, now under the press, at Paris, as I hope. I have not yet recieved the least intelligence from mr Wharton, nor any from mr. Coffyn; so that I remain in...