Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from James Logan, 17 December 1749

From James Logan

Letterbook abstract: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

10br [December] 17 [1749]

My Friend

I Send him his borrowed Praeceptor. I thought to have bought that and Turnbull for my Son who is at home with me and to deliver him Those others that I had wrote for. Desire him to Send me Milton and Hutcheson dis[sertation] of Senses with the last &c. Hutcheson says there are more than 5 Senses and reckons Pain and hunger which goes the last.9

To B. Franklin

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

9The references are to Robert Dodsley, The Preceptor: Containing A General Course of Education (2 vols., London, 1748); George Turnbull, Observations upon Liberal Education, In all its Branches (London, 1742); Milton, Tractate on Education; and possibly Francis Hutcheson, An Essay on the Nature and Conduct of the Passions and Affections (London, 1728). See above, pp. 397–98.

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