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1Author:  Williams, Henry Jonathan,1791-Requires cookie*
 Title:  A brief account of the family of General Jonathan Williams, 1751-1815     
 Dates:  1873 
 Abstract:  Compiled in 1873, this slender volume contains Henry Jonathan Williams' personal remembrances of and family records relating to General Jonathan Williams, a nephew of Benjamin Franklin and chief of the Army Corp of Engineers.

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 Call #:  Mss.929.2.W672 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Engineering | Military History 
 Genre:  Family Correspondence | Manuscript Essays 
2Author:  Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790Requires cookie*
 Title:  Benjamin Franklin Papers, 1642-1841     
 Dates:  1642-1841 
 Abstract:  The Papers of Benjamin Franklin are a rich source as varied and expansive as Dr. Franklin's storied life. The Collection has been calendared, catalogued, and much of it is transcribed in printed volumes and online at

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 Call #:  Mss.B.F85 
 Extent:  85.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Americans Abroad | Business and Skilled Trades | Diplomatic History | Government Affairs | International Travel | Land and Speculation | Marriage and Family Life | Military History | Pennsylvania History | Printing and Publishing | Social Life and Custom 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Diplomatic Material | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence | Manuscript Essays | Political Correspondence | Printed Material | Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Abolition, emancipation, freedom | Electricity -- Early works to 1800 | Postal service -- United States | Printers -- Pennsylvania | Slaves, slavery, slave trade | Social conditions, social advocacy, social reform