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One of the more famous letters by Ben Franklin...



Item # 668953

September 24, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1798 

* Benjamin Franklin letter to James Huey

Page 2 has the full printing of a quite famous letter from Ben Franklin to James Huey, in which Huey thanks Franklin for a cure through use of electricity, & prompting him to inquire of Franklin about: "...what religion he professes?".
A website notes that: "Few of Franklin's letters were more often copies in the 18th century than this, or more frequently printed in the 19th." It takes 3/4 of a column and is signed in type: Benjamin Franklin, dated at Philadelphia, June 6, 1753.
Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's