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Franklin, Benjamin, (1706-1790), American Statesman Diplomat Scientist and Philosopher

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Surname: Franklin
Forenames: Benjamin
Gender: Male
Date: 1706-1790
Biography: ODNB link for Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) American Statesman Diplomat Scientist and Philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P136251 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P10597 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Benjamin Franklin
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
American Philosophical Society Library
See NUC MS 61-910
1747-94: corresp and papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
See NUC MS 60-1814
1766-88: letters (21) rel to British politics
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See Guide, 1978, pp41-42
misc MSS
Strathclyde University Archives
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
1725-87: misc corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index of MSS, IV, 1984
1774-82: corresp with Edmund Burke
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1083 Wentworth Woodhouse

See Copeland & Smith, Corresp of Burke, 1955
1760-75: letters (12) to Lord Kames
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 29367 Stirling Home
corresp with Granville Sharp
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 10000 Lloyd-Baker