Franklin

Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania, to the inhabitants of the British colonies.

Author/Creator:
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808.
Edition:
The third edition.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed by William and Thomas Bradford, at the London coffee-house, MDCCLXIX [1769]
Format/Description:
Book
[2], 104 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
n.of e.s, t.by REAL (3) 1769 (R)
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Published anonymously. Attributed to John Dickinson. Cf. ESTC.
Signatures: pi1 A-N⁴.
"Some copies were issued with the engraved portrait of Dickinson that had been advertised in the Pennsylvania Chronicle for October 17, 1768. See: The Annual Report of the John Carter Brown Library, 1953-54, pp. 34-37 and R.T.H. Halsey's edition of Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, New York, 1903, pp. xxxviii-xlii. Two issues [i.e. states?] noted, one with x's on the outside corners of the ornaments around the initial I on p. 1 and one with rosettes."--Adams.
Postscript to last letter signed: D., i.e. John Dickinson.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has partially illegible ms. inscription on title page, presenting this book to the Library of American History in the University of Pennsylvania, dated May 1893.
Penn Chronology:
1769
Cited in:
Evans, 11238
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 2433
ESTC, W31742
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 54h
Contributor:
William and Thomas Bradford (Firm), printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3530187
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