- Franklin, William, 1731-1813
- Call number
- MssCol 4388
- Physical description
- .1 linear feet (1 folder)
- Preferred Citation
- William Franklin miscellany, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Various documents created or endorsed by William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, in his capacity as Royal Governor of New Jersey, including a warrant for a provincial treasurer's salary; a marriage license, a law license, a request to pardon one Mary Van Buskirk, and a fair copy of an extensive letter from Franklin to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Perth Amboy, 1776, relating to the state of politics and government in the Province of New Jersey, and noting that the majority of people in the provinces of New Jersey and Pennsylvania "are greatly averse to an independency."
Some material was originally received as part of the Thomas Addis Emmett and Ford collections.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328