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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1775
|Benjamin Franklin to David Hartley regarding British methods for taxing the American colonies
|26 February 1775
|Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)
|Signed in text in the opening of the note and written in the third-person: "Dr. Franklin presents..." Sarcastically explains British methods for taxing the American colonies. Date from docket.
|Declaration of Independence Signer Revolutionary War Taxes or Taxation Finance Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs
|Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Hartley, David (ca. 1731-1813)
|The American Revolution; Banking & Economics; Foreign Affairs
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859