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Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Ezra Stiles

PHILADELPHIA, March 9, 1790. REVEREND AND DEAR SIR— I RECEIVED your kind letter of January 28, and am glad you have at length received the portrait of governor Yale from his family, and deposited it in the college library. He was a great and good man, and had the merit of doing infinite service to your…Read more Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Ezra Stiles