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Jared Sparks letter

Mss 837301
Identifier: Mss 837301
Date(s): 1837-05-01
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Letter from Jared Sparks to Willard Phillips, Esq. at Cambridge, MA. The letter concerns the aid that Phillips provided Benjamin Franklin in writing his autobiography. Spark suspected that Phillips would not receive remuneration from Franklin for his "valuable notes" and supplies Phillips with a consolation copy of the published autobiography. Sparks edited and wrote the biographical continuation of Franklin's autobiography.

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  • Related Author: Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 X
  • Related Author: Phillips, Willard, 1784-1873 X