David Hume to Benjamin Franklin, 1762 May 10

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TitleDavid Hume to Benjamin Franklin, 1762 May 10
ASSOCIATED NAMES
CreatorHume, David, 1711-1776
CONTENT DESCRIPTION
AbstractEdinburgh. Acknowledging Mr. Franklin's goodness in sending him an exact description of the method of preserving houses from thunder; communicated it to their Philosophical Society; Mr. Russel read a paper on it; repeats two suggestions he made. Sent his letter to Lord Mareschal; his Lordship busy settling the controversy about the eternity of hell-torments which has upset the little kingdom of Neuf-Chatel. Synod of divines making themselves ridiculous. Franklin the first great man of letters sent them America, loth to let him go. Sir Alexander Dick desires his compliments sent.
LanguageEnglish (eng)
Subject (lcsh) Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Subject (lcsh) Hume, David, 1711-1776
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TypeText
Formattext
Extent3p.
Digital Originreformatted digital
Reformatting Qualitypreservation
ORIGIN INFORMATION
Date Issued1762-05-10
Date Modified2020
PARENT COLLECTION
TitleBenjamin Franklin Papers, 1642-1841
Call NumberMss.B.F85
URLhttps://search.amphilsoc.org/collections/view?docId=ead/Mss.B.F85inventory01-ead.xml
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