Franklin

Instructions given by Benjamin Franklin, and William Hunter, Esquires, His Majesty's deputy post-masters general of all his dominions on the continent of North America, to [blank] their deputy post-master, for the stage of [blank] in the province of [blank].

Author/Creator:
Great Britain. Post Office.
Other Title:
Text begins: Imprimis, You are, previous to the entering upon your office, to take the oath required by the act of the ninth of Queen Anne ... before some one justice of the peace ... which ... you must return to our comptroller at Philadelphia
Instructions given by Benjamin Franklin, and William Hunter, Esquires, His Majesty's Deputy Post-Masters General of all his dominions on the continent of North America, to Mr. Thos. Vernon, gent., their deputy post-master, for the town of Newport in the colony of Rhodeisland
Publication:
[Philadelphia : Benjamin Franklin and David Hall, 1753?]
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 56 x 44 cm. (fol.)
Subjects:
Postal service -- United States -- History.
Postal service -- Rhode Island -- Newport -- Employees.
Postmasters -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Caption title.
Imprint supplied from Campbell.
Local notes:
Library's copy has the blanks in title filled in in ms. to read: Instructions given by Benjamin Franklin, and William Hunter, Esquires, His Majesty's Deputy Post-Masters General of all his dominions on the continent of North America, to Mr. Thos. Vernon, gent., their deputy post-master, for the town of Newport in the colony of Rhodeisland. The printed words "stage of" and "province of" have been crossed out.
Library's copy has inscription on verso: J. Hornsby by D. King.
Penn Provenance:
Vernon, Thomas (inscription)
King, D. (inscription)
Hornsby, J. (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
1753?
Cited in:
Campbell, W.J. Franklin imprints, 503
Contributor:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Hunter, William, d. 1761.
Vernon, Thomas.
Curtis Collection of Franklin Imprints (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
68003521
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