Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to James Logan, 7 March 1748

To James Logan

MS not found; abstracted in Worthington C. Ford, comp., List of the Benjamin Franklin Papers in the Library of Congress (Washington, 1905), p. 10.8

Philadelphia, March 7, 1747/8

Abstract: Pass’s9 opinion as to cost of casting cannon; favors purchasing from New England.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

8The ALS is known to have been missing from Lib. Cong. since 1951. In Ford’s List the addressee is given as “James Logan, Trenton”—obviously a misreading of “Stenton.”

9On John Pass, see below, p. 297 n.

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