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Benjamin Franklin: a register and index of his papers in the Library of Congress.

Library of Congress. Manuscript Division

Benjamin Franklin: a register and index of his papers in the Library of Congress.

by Library of Congress. Manuscript Division

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
    • Library of Congress.,
    • Manuscripts, American -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6616.F83 U66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 27 p.
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5412970M
      ISBN 100844400912
      LC Control Number73004185

      Benjamin Franklin Born: January 17 [Jan. 6, Old Style], Died: Ap Benjamin Franklin was many things: a printer, writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, civic leader, and diplomat. As a scientist, he is best known for his experiments with electricity. As a writer, he is known for Poor Richard's Almanac and his autobiography. He. The Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Pownall, and Samuel Cooper letter book ( pages) contains copies of 68 letters from Benjamin Franklin, Governor of Massachusetts Thomas Pownall, and Reverend Samuel Cooper of Boston. These communicate both British and American points of view of the developing unrest in the colonies between and

        Yale received its copy in from William Smith Mason, “an avid collector of Frankliniana,” shortly after Sterling Memorial Library opened, Miles said. The Franklin papers . History and chief, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress Member, Cooperating Committee for the Papers of Benjamin Franklin Member, National Historical Publications Commission Published with Arthur Bestor and Jonathan Daniels, Three Presidents and Their Books, Urbana: University of Illinois Press (paperback edition, ).

      Land Title Opinion, 15 December , George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, Series 4 General Correspondences, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick (Washington DC: Library of Congress, ), images , available at. Along with his charges that the Embassy was a nest of spies, he was convinced that Franklin and Silas Dean, former agent for Massachusetts, had used for their own purposes funds provided by the Continental Congress. The Lee Papers reveal this in his letter to .


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Benjamin Franklin: a register and index of his papers in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress. Manuscript Division Download PDF EPUB FB2

The papers of statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat Benjamin Franklin () consist of approximately 8, items spanning the years towith most dating from the s and s. The collection's principal strength is its documentation of Franklin's diplomatic roles as a colonial representative in London ( and ) and France (), where he sought.

Benjamin Franklin: An Index of His Papers in the Library of Congress, created by the Manuscript Division in after the bulk of the collection was microfilmed, provides a complete list of the correspondents and notes the dates of the items indexed and their locations in the collection by series.

Materials added to the collection after Benjamin Franklin: a register and index of his papers in the Library of Congress. Washington, Library of Congress, (OCoLC) Online version: Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. Benjamin Franklin: a register and index of his papers in the Library of Congress.

Washington, Library of Congress, (OCoLC) Named Person. The papers of Benjamin Franklin at the Library of Congress have had almost as adventurous a life as Franklin had himself. They have been abandoned and recovered, cut up by a dressmaker to make patterns and used as collateral for debt. After surviving all of that, they narrowly escaped fiery destruction on a New York pier (more on this later).

A comprehensive edition of the papers of Benjamin Franklin (), one of the founders of the United States of America. Franklin had many careers during the course of his life including service as a diplomat, printer, writer, inventor, scientist, lawmaker, and postmaster. About the Papers of Benjamin Franklin.

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin is a collaborative undertaking by a team of scholars at Yale University to collect, edit, and publish a comprehensive, annotated edition of Franklin’s writings and papers: everything he wrote and almost everything he received.

In a life spanning from toFranklin explored nearly every aspect of his world. Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street, in Boston, Massachusetts, on Januand baptized at Old South Meeting House.

He was one of seventeen children born to Josiah Franklin, and one of ten born by Josiah's second wife, Abiah Folger; the daughter of Peter Foulger and Mary Benjamin's siblings were his older brother James and his younger sister Jane.

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from to ; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his gh it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of an autobiography ever written.

This letter, answering one that is now missing, is the first appearance in BF’S papers of a political reformer, dissenter, and fellow member of the Royal Society and the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce whom BF had known in London.

On the eve of the American Revolution, Thomas Brand Hollis (–) was part of the circle that included Price and Priestley. Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, DC Papers:approximatelyitems. The papers of Benjamin Franklin Butler contains correspondence, letter books, order books, reports, notebooks, maps and charts, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning his Civil War commands in Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and.

The postal service was a mess when Philadelphia’s year-old postmaster general was appointed in to help run it. His name: Benjamin Franklin. George Washington may rightly be known as the "Father of his Country" but, for the two decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin was the world’s most famous American.

Franklin was a celebrated scientist and inventor. 1 His electrical experiments had won him the Royal Society's Copley Medal, the 18 th Century equivalent of the Nobel Prize, and his inventions included the. [From Index to the Benjamin Harrison Papers (Washington, D.C.: ), pp.

v-vii] The story of the Benjamin Harrison Papers is largely that of Mrs. Harrison's search for a biographer. [1] She became the chief mover in the search shortly after E. Frank Tibbott had to abandon his attempts at a biography shortly after the ex-President's death. [2]. Data was entered from The Library of Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, ), which you can also link to from the Library Thing site.

For those who can’t get enough Franklin, the Library of Congress has a digitized collection of Franklin’s papers, consisting of approximately 8, items, including correspondence. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S LIBRARY BY GEORGE SIMPSON EDDY IT IS probable that Franklin acquired the larger part of his library after On Nov.

3,he wrote to his son William, from London, saying: "I am almost settled in my new apartment; but removing and sorting my papers, and placing my books and things has been a troublesome job. Seven years ago, we launched Founders Online. In partnership with the University of Virginia’s Rotunda electronic imprint and documentary edition projects, we made a freely accessible and searchable online resource for people to read the papers of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison.

Page. Portrait of Franklin. vii. Pages 1 and 4 of The Pennsylvania Gazette, Number XL, the first number after Franklin took control.

xxi. First page of The New England Courant of December33 "I was employed to carry the papers thro' the streets to the customers" 36 "She, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward, ridiculous appearance".

One of the Library's rarest treasures is the "original Rough draft" of the Declaration of Independence in Thomas Jefferson's own hand. On 11 JuneJefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert L.

Livingston were appointed to a committee of the Continental Congress "to prepare the declaration.". The papers of John Witherspoon include correspondence between and Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Benjamin Rush, Richard Stockton, and others, concerning his acceptance of the presidency of the College of New Jersey and his fundraising visit to Great Britain (); ms.

biography of Witherspoon by Ashbel Green (); and annotated copy of Thomas Crichton's Memoir of the Life and Writings. When he died inFranklin left his papers to his grandson, William Temple Franklin, who published some of them as the “Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin” in.

Franklin Benjamin Hough, physician, scientist, historian, statistician and “father of American forestry” was born in Martinsburg, N.Y., J He was superintendent of the first complete census of the State of New York in and again in   Note: Congress gave the Department of State custody of the records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses, Secretary of State Timothy Pickering received the official records of the Constitutional Convention from President Washington, All but a few of the records were transferred to the Library of Congress, The Benjamin Garber Papers held by the Music Division uncover a man whose vibrant visual talent permitted him to see Graham in a way few others experienced.

Benjamin Franklin Garber was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia, inson of Sallie Blackmore and Claude Garber. As a .