Reference numberMC/2/227
TitleLetter from Jared Sparks, Boston, to B.B. Thatcher
Date24 October 1836
DescriptionLetter carries the additional title 'Memorandum for Mr. Thatcher concerning a record in the Royal Society of London'. Sparks' letter refers to correspondence from [Benjamin] Franklin from 19 December 1767 to the Society and references his admission and award of the Copley Medal in 1753.
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