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1:2. "Security of the Frontier.", 1758., bulk: 1758 - 1758

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 5 consists of letters and documents by and about notable individuals in history, literature, religion, government, and other fields. The items in this collection are gifts and purchases.


  • 1758.
  • Majority of material found in 1758 - 1758

Conditions Governing Access note

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From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Newspaper fragment from the "Pennsylvania Gazette," March 2, 1758, regarding frontier security. Published by Benjamin Franklin. Includes photocopy enlargement of original clipping. Possibly a stray item from the Eric Menke Papers processed in 1980 (typed, non-digital). Found loose on top of Eric Smith Papers (Aisle 17) by LM, 11/2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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