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Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Franklin, Benjamin

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Franklin, Benjamin, agent in England for Philadelphia, created D.C.L. 30 April, 1762, natural philosopher and politician, president of the Supreme Council 1785, clerk to the General Assembly at Pennsylvania 1736, a member 1747, agent 1757 and 1762, LL.D. St. Andrews, F.R.S., a delegate of Congress 1775, died at Philadelphia 17 April, 1790, his son William was created M.A. on the same day. See next page.