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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN —  AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OVERSEES THE INDUCTION OF EDWARD PENNINGTON, A LEADING PHILADELPHIA QUAKER MERCHANT, WHO WILL FIND HIMSELF HELD PRISONER DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION FOR HIS REFUSAL TO SUPPORT THE WAR AGAINST BRITAIN

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN.  (1706-1790) Founding Father of the United States, author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat.  Scarce Partially-Printed Document Signed, “B. Franklin,” as President of The American Philosophical Society. One page, large oblong folio. Philadelphia. January 20, 1780. 

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BABBAGE — THE FATHER OF THE COMPUTER  — COMPLAINS OF NOISE POLLUTION IN THE STREETS OF LONDON WHICH ROB HIM OF HIS TIME AND INTERUPT HIS WORK 

BABBAGE, CHARLES.  (1792-1871).  British mathematician and inventor of the first computer.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “C. Babbage”.  Two full pages, octavo.  “1 Dorset Pl., Manchester Sq. W.”, March 26, 1868.

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