Mss.B.F85 - Benjamin Franklin Papers

 Constant Reader, AB. to Benjamin Franklin, 1740.
Constant Reader, AB. to Benjamin Franklin, 1740.
Requests him to insert the accompanying note in his next paper. The note is a letter to a friend, giving some distinguishing characteristics of a certain species of Gospel-preachers, who would have brought more credit to themselves and good to their fellow-men if they had continued in a secular employment.
------ MacIntosh to Benjamin Franklin, 1783 April 22
------ MacIntosh to Benjamin Franklin, 1783 April 22
Paris. Concerning certain parcels addressed to Dr. Franklin and others by Major [Samuel] White. (In French.) General physical description: L. in 3d P. 1p.
Abbé Pochard to Benjamin Franklin, 1781 After February 17
Abbé Pochard to Benjamin Franklin, 1781 After February 17
Alligny. Asking that the enclosed letter may be forwarded to his friend, Vaillant, in Philadelphia. (In French.) General physical description: A.L.S. 3p.
Account with the Honourable Proprietories.
Account with the Honourable Proprietories.
Bill for paper and printing, advertisements, etc.
Adams, John to Benjamin Franklin, 1781 April 16
Adams, John to Benjamin Franklin, 1781 April 16
Leyden. After seeing the enclosed letter, amazed at Arnold's daring to show his face among men; his present employment that of stealing tobacco and negroes; Cornwallis engaed in the same pursuit. Has not yet succeeded in negotiating a loan; does not possess one grain of Franklin's faith and hope; motives which prevent the capitalists from coming forward. Desires Franklin's orders how the bills, accepted should be paid. Congratulates him on his success at Versailles. Good results to be expected, should Spain make a treaty with Mr. Jay. If America were willing to be less honest and would threaten to return to Great Britain, all the other Nations would hang themselves to prevent it; Europe's unfair and ungenerous treatment of America; would give millions to have all Europe remain neutral and let England and America fight it out alone.
Agreement of Christopher, Baron de Graffenried with the Tuscarora Indians and their Neighbors, October 9, 1711
Agreement of Christopher, Baron de Graffenried with the Tuscarora Indians and their Neighbors, October 9, 1711
To be good friends. In wars between the English and the Indians the Baron's people to take no part and receive no harm. In cases of disagreement, complaints are to be made to the chiefest men. Freedom of Indian lands and hunting grounds., Hays' number: LII, 7
Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart to Benjamin Franklin, 1783 January 23
Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart to Benjamin Franklin, 1783 January 23
Paris. Sending two new proofs of the medal; points out certain imperfections which will be corrected. Reminds Franklin of his promise to tell him what should be written on the lower part of the medal. (In French.)
Alline, Benjamin, Promissory Note to the President of the Congress of the United States,1780 February 25
Alline, Benjamin, Promissory Note to the President of the Congress of the United States,1780 February 25
Passy. Promissory note for money received from Benjamin Franklin, Esq., Minister Plenipotentiary of the said States.
Announcement of a Féte Académique.
Announcement of a Féte Académique.
St. Germain. Announcement of a Féte Académique for the benefit of the lodge of Noeuf Sœurs [the Masonic Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Commanders of the Temple].