College of Arts and Sciences, instituted at Manchester, June VI, MDCCLXXXIII.
[Manchester?, 1783]
Drop-head title.
A charter for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Benjamin Franklin's copy.
Bound with Biddle, Oration, q.v.; number 7 in table of contents; item 8 in volume. Modern half sheep over contemporary marbled boards; bound with other items. MS table of contents on flyleaf in William Temple Franklin?s hand; inscription on title: For Doctor Benjam[in . . . ], shaved; and long notes and minor corrections in the author?s hand; purchased from Dufief, 1801? 03, by Col. William Duane; sold by him in 1822 to the Athenaeum of Philadelphia (3); sold in turn by it, 22 December 1855, to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, former owner. Provenance
Franklin, William Temple, 1760-1823, annotator. Provenance
Duane, William, 1760-1835, former owner. Provenance
Dufief, N. G. (Nicolas Gouin), 1776?-1834, bookseller. Provenance
Athenaeum of Philadelphia, former owner. Provenance
ENG. Manchester. 1783. Imprint
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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