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Autograph letter signed : Burlington, to William Strahan, 1769 Jan. 29.

Author: William Franklin; William Strahan
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin and William Franklin to William Strahan: 1748-1784 (MA 152) item MA 152.17
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Apologizing for not having written sooner; relating news of the Scottish portrait painter Cosmo Alexander and reporting on the work he has been doing in America; introducing him to Samuel Wharton, a Philadelphia merchant, who is delivering this letter; saying he is reluctant to express his views on the state of America in a letter but will let Mr. Wharton bring the news; thanking him for all the news of Parliament;  Read more...
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Named Person: Samuel Wharton; Samuel Wharton
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Franklin; William Strahan
OCLC Number: 270751273
Notes: Endorsed "by Mr. Wharton."
Part of a collection of letters of Benjamin and William Franklin to William Strahan; see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 23.5 cm

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Apologizing for not having written sooner; relating news of the Scottish portrait painter Cosmo Alexander and reporting on the work he has been doing in America; introducing him to Samuel Wharton, a Philadelphia merchant, who is delivering this letter; saying he is reluctant to express his views on the state of America in a letter but will let Mr. Wharton bring the news; thanking him for all the news of Parliament; expressing his condolences on the death of his daughter.

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