New Ben Franklin Letters Discovered in London

New Ben Franklin Letters Discovered in London

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Ben Franklin portrait by Joseph Siffred DuplessisA professor with his nose deep in a library archive in London has stumbled upon 47 previously unknown letters from, to and about Benjamin Franklin.

The sensational find, not only adds texture to a key chapter in early American history, but it also raises the question of what else about the founding generation might be lurking out there, overlooked or miscategorized in a library, or perhaps stashed in an archive in some distant land.


(READ the story in the Wash. Post)

 

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