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1. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1153-1154.

Document description:
"An Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature in Pennsylvania, viz., The Court of the Press" - September 12, 1789.

Available online in: Albert Henry Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 10, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907), 36-40.

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2. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 982.

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"Information to Those Who Would Remove to America" - February 1784.

Available online in: Albert Henry Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 8, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906), 603-614.

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3. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1408.

Document description:
Excerpt from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography about his friendship with Rev. George Whitefield.

Available online in: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), 105.

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4. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1409.

Document description:
Excerpt from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography about Rev. George Whitefield.

Available online in: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), 106.

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5. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1406-1407.

Document description:
Excerpt from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography about the building of an auditorium in Philadelphia.

Available online in: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), 103-104.

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6. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1419.

Document description:
Excerpt from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography about how he became a trustee of the auditorium in Philadelphia.

Available online in: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), 118.

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7. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 1419.

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Excerpt from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography about transfer of the auditorium in Philadelphia to the Philadelphia Academy.

Available online in: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), 118-119.

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8. Benjamin Franklin to George Whitefield, before September 2, 1769, J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 845.

Document description:
Letter from Benjamin Franklin to George Whitefield written when Franklin heard the news that British soldiers had been sent to Boston - before September 2, 1769.

Available online in: Joseph Belcher, D.D., George Whitefield: A Biography with Special Reference to His Labors in America, (New York: American Tract Society, 1857), 414-415.

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9. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 336-337.

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Benjamin Franklin's plan for education in Pennsylvania - 1749.

Available online in: Albert Henry Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 2, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905), 386-396.

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10. J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 336.

Document description:
Benjamin Franklin's plan for education in Pennsylvania - 1749.

Available online in: Albert Henry Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 2, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905), 386-396.

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11. Benjamin Franklin to Madame Brillon, March 10, 1778, J.A. Leo Lemay, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Writings, (New York: Literary Classics of the United States, 1987), 919.

Document description:
Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Madame Brillon in which Franklin mentions the Ten Commandments - March 10, 1778.

Available online in: Albert Henry Smyth, ed., The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 10, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907), 437-438.

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