From Harvard College
Reprinted from William C. Lane, “Harvard College and Franklin,” Colonial Society of Massachusetts Publications, X (1907), 237.
Octor 22, 1770.
That the Thanks of this Board be given to Dr. Franklin for his repeated good Services to this College, and particularly in his Care of a valuable achromatic Telescope lately received thro’ his hands:4 and that Professor Winthrop Transmitt this Vote to Dr. Franklin.
4. For the telescope see above, XVI, 65, and BF to Winthrop, June 6; see also Winthrop to BF below, Oct. 26.