Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to [the Pennsylvania Assembly Committee of Correspondence], 15 February 1775

To [the Pennsylvania Assembly Committee of Correspondence]

Résumé printed in Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the Province of Pennsylvania, Met at Philadelphia, on the Fourteenth of October, Anno Domini 1774, and Continued by Adjournments (Philadelphia, 1775), pp. 643–4.

<February 15, 1775: He reports that on the previous day six provincial acts, passed in September, 1773, and July and September, 1774, were presented to the King in council. He encloses a list of the acts signed by Henry Wilmot, agent for the Proprietors.3>

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Presenting them was Wilmot’s responsibility: above, XIX, 276. For the list of acts see 8 Pa. Arch., VIII, 7235–6. The Board of Trade Jour., 1768–75, p. 422, notes that they were referred to the Board on May 1, 1775; we have found no record of action on them.

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