Franklin, Benjamin. Correspondence, 1763-1784 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Franklin, Benjamin. Correspondence, 1763-1784
Collection identifier: 640
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet
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Scope and Contents:
These letters to and from Benjamin Franklin concern various aspects of the relationship between the colonies and Great Britain. In addition, there is information about colonial life, Indian affairs, trade, and trading companies. Correspondents include members of the firm of Baynton, Wharton, and Morgan; Henry Bouquet; George Croghan; William Franklin; Joseph Galloway; David Hartley; Sir William Johnson; and Thomas Pownall.
The transcripts and photostats in this collection were made from the originals in the American Philosophical Society, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Library of Congress, and the University of Michigan.