Mss.B.F85.misc - Miscellaneous Benjamin Franklin Collections

Benjamin Franklin to John Waring, 1758 January 3
Benjamin Franklin to John Waring, 1758 January 3
Proposed school for negro children in Philadelphia sponsored by the Associates of Dr.Bray. Transcribes extract of letter from Mr.Sturgeon, August 22,1757.
Benjamin Franklin to John Waring, 1763 December 17
Benjamin Franklin to John Waring, 1763 December 17
Reports on school for negro children in Philadelphia. Desires to be remembered to the Associates [of Dr. Bray].
Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 1775 May 8
Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 1775 May 8
Concerned at Galloway's resolution to quit public life. Proposed visit. Mentions William Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 1775 May 8
Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Galloway, 1775 May 8
Concerned at Galloway's resolution to quit public life. Proposed visit. Mentions William Franklin.
Deborah Franklin to Benjamin Franklin, 1765 January 8
Deborah Franklin to Benjamin Franklin, 1765 January 8
Franklin, Jan. 11, 1765 Answd. (BF's hand) Cold weather. Work on the house [in Franklin court]. News of family and friends.
Franklin, Benjamin to Elizabeth Hubbard, 1756 March 5
Franklin, Benjamin to Elizabeth Hubbard, 1756 March 5
Shall send a commission to cousin Tuthill [Hubbart]; could be glad to have the state of the office accounts and the balance... Elizabeth Hubbart later became Elizabeth Partridge. Purchased at the Parke-Bernet sale, October 12-13, 1938, $55.
Franklin, Benjamin to Lord Bessborough, circa 1761
Franklin, Benjamin to Lord Bessborough, circa 1761
According to recent commission, Mr. Hunter's decease has not caused a vacancy in the American postmastership - Franklin fills entire office.