Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 9 -- Letters to Franklin 1787-1790


Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 9 -- Letters to Franklin, 1787-1790

Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 9 -- Letters to Franklin 1787-1790

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Andrew Ellicott was a surveyor and mathematician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the guide to the Astronomical journal, 1797-1801, 1797-1801, (American Philosophical Society) Ellicott (1754-1820) was a surveyor and matematician. He explored the Mississippi River Valley and the southern boundaries of the United States. The Clarke Historical Library has two books by Ellicott and microfilm of his papers which are housed in other institutions....

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