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Hartley, David, 1732-1813



  • Existence: 1732 - 1813

David Hartley (the Younger) was a statesman, a scientific inventor, and the son of the philosopher David Hartley. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingston upon Hull, and also held the position of His Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary, appointed by King George III to treat with the United States of America as to American independence and other issues after the American Revolution. He was a signatory to the Treaty of Paris.

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Benjamin Franklin letter

Mss 775306.1
Identifier: Mss 775306.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Benjamin Franklin of Phildaelphia, Pennsylvania to David Hartley, commenting on the unanimity of feeling in the colonies, introduces Captain Nathaniel Falconer.