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A letter from Ben Franklin...



Item # 651044 SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1789 of the "Gentleman's Magazine", London.  This is the supplementary issue issued at the end of the year, with much of the content taken up with: "Parliamentary Proceedings of the Lords and Commons". Of special interest is a letter datelined from New York headed: "American Passport from Dr. Franklin for Captain Cook" which includes a letter signed in type: B. Franklin (see images).
Included are the two full page plates called for. Complete in 62 pages, 5 1/2 by 9 inches, small masthead with an index at the top of the ftpg., otherwise in very good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's