David Hartley papers, [ca. 1770-1784]


Date: Circa 1770-1784 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These papers include material relating to Hartley's activities before and during the American Revolution and at the peace conference. Benjamin Franklin is included among the correspondents.

Background note

David Hartley was a British statesman and inventor.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Purchased from E.P. Group of Companies (no. 96343; £7.00) and accessioned 02/11/1974 (1974 250mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Berkshire Record Office, Shire Hall, Reading, Berkshire.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal histories.

Personal Name(s)

  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Hartley, David, circa 1731-1813