[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN—PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL.]

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Lot 6253
[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN—PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL.]

Sold for US$ 1,434 inc. premium

Fine Books & Manuscripts

4 Dec 2006, 16:00 EST

New York

[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN—PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL.]
Three printed promissary notes issued for the Pennsylvania Hospital. [Philadelphia: 1754?] 4to, 1 1/2 leaves. Mild toning and small chips to lower edge, one triangular chip in outer margin, blank as issued.

The Pennsylvania Hospital was the first hospital established in America. Franklin was one of the founders and printed these tickets for fundraising by subscription, an innovative practice at the time. Ascribed to the Franklin and Hall Press. Miller 724.
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