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Finding the Lost Letters of Benjamin Franklin with Prof. Alan Houston

    THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!

  • WHEN Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.
  • WHERE Encinitas Library , 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

While working in the British Library, Alan Houston, a professor of Political Science at UC San Diego, discovered nearly 50 letters by, to, and about Benjamin Franklin. All date to 1755 and document Franklin’s early contributions to the Seven Years War. Join us as Houston discusses his discovery and the ways in which these letters add to our understanding of an American icon.

Free to the public.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 • 6:30pm
Third Wednesday - Friends of the Encinitas Library
Encinitas Library Community Room
540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas
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(760) 753-7376

http://encinitaslibfriends.org/

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Book cover of "Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement" (Yale, 2008) by Alan Houston.

Above: Book cover of "Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement" (Yale, 2008) by Alan Houston.

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