Benjamin Franklin Papers

To Benjamin Franklin from Harvard College, 16 June 1772: résumé

From Harvard College

Reprinted from William C. Lane, “Harvard College and Franklin,” The Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, X (1907), 238.

<June 16, 1772: The President and Fellows vote to extend their thanks to Franklin for the gift of Dr. Priestley’s History and Present State of the Discoveries Relating to Vision, Light, and Colours (London, 1772), and to request Dr. Winthrop to forward a copy of their vote.>

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