William Franklin correspondence, 1759-1812


Date: 1759-1812 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These sixteen letters are principally to Sarah Franklin Bache, Joseph Galloway, and William Strahan.

Background note

William Franklin, the son of Benjamin Franklin, served as the Governor of New Jersey; in 1768, he became a member of the American Philosophical Society.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

Permission necessary for reproduction or publication.


Presented by William H. Mariboe, 1955.

Location of originals:

Originals in Yale University Library.

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Bache, Sarah Franklin, 1743-1808
  • Franklin, William, 1731-1813
  • Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803
  • Strahan, William (1715-1785)