June 25, 2021 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


[FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790)]. The Pennsylvania Chronicle, and Universal Advertiser. Vol. I, No. 24. Philadelphia: William Goddard, 29 June 1767 - 6 July 1767.

4pp., folio, 11 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (Disbound, partial separation at centerfold, some chipping at edges, occasional spotting).

The issue features a front-page headline, “Physical and Meteorological Observations, Conjectures, and Suppositions," by Benjamin Franklin, "Read Before the Royal Society." This long, detailed paper contains writings on weather phenomena by Franklin, who pioneered scientific study of meteorology in America.

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