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Letters (including some transcripts and photostats) from and to Vaughan from many American and British correspondents, including: Also personal correspondence and business papers of Benjamin, Charles, Petty, Samuel Sr., Samuel Jr., William, William Oliver, and Sarah Vaughan (2 boxes); lectures, mostly in shorthand (3 vols.); a large number of notes and memoranda on a wide variety of topics, such as agriculture, architecture, astronomy, diplomacy, diseases, dueling, electricity, hieroglyphs, internal improvements, medicine, meteorology, land, manufactures, politics, punctuation, religion, silk-manufacturing, stock-breeding, taxation, Unitarianism, Benjamin Franklin, John Locke, Napoleon I, Joseph Priestley, Bowdoin College, town of Hallowell, Maine; notes on the peace negotiations, 1782-1783; miscellaneous legal papers; genealogy of the Abbott-Vaughan families. For a personal account of the collection, see Mrs. Mary Vaughan Marvin, "The Benjamin Vaughan Papers," APS Proceedings 95 (1951): 246-249.

Background note

Benjamin Vaughan lived through all the vicissitudes of an enlightened life during the age of revolution. Born in Jamaica to Samuel Vaughan, a merchant and planter, and Sarah Hallowell, a native Bostonian, Vaughan was raised in London and educated at Cambridge and Lincoln's Inn. At university, he fell in with the coterie of Joseph Priestley, Benjamin Franklin, Jeremy Bentham, and William Petty, the Earl of Shelburne, and imbibed many of their unorthodox, perhaps radical political, social, and religious views. Whether a product of his own colonial origins or his contact with Franklin, Priestley, and Price, Vaughan took a particularly keen interest in American affairs, advocating reconciliation throughout the Revolutionary conflict. In 1783, as a result of his connections to then-Prime Minister Shelburne and his association with Franklin (having seen to the English publication of the first volume of Franklin's political writings), Vaughan was dispatched to Paris to mollify Franklin and the American negotiators and assure them of good English intentions. Although he was barred as a dissenter from any official role in the negotiations, Vaughan played an important unofficial role in quickening the closure of the treaty and the formalization and recognition of American independence.

As Vaughan's political and diplomatic star was rising, his improbable pursuit of the hand of Sarah Manning, the daughter of an ardent Tory, led him to study medicine in Edinburgh to establish his name as a reputable suitor. Although he never completed his studies, he did marry Sarah in 1781, joining her father's mercantile business shortly thereafter, and he maintained an active interest in medical affairs for much of the remainder of his life. He remained loyal to Shelburne after Shelburne's departure from the ministry in 1784, and was elected to represent Calne in Parliament in 1793. However in the backlash against republicanism, Vaughan's political views and his sympathy for the French Revolution conspired to make him obnoxious to the majority of the government, if not the people, and when war with France erupted in February, 1793, he began to feel the heat. As a result, when called before the Privy Council in May, 1794, he decided that flight was the better part of valor and took off for America, where his popularity was undiminished, by way of France. Ironically, as a foreign national arriving in Paris during the most radical phase of the Revolution, he was immediately arrested and imprisoned. Released in July, Vaughan remained in Switzerland and France for over three years before receiving a passport to join his wife and children in the United States.

Settling on family lands in the nether reaches of Hallowell, Maine, Vaughan worked his land, speculated (like many of his contemporaries) in real estate, and maintained an active correspondence with his wide circle of intellectual acquaintances, including his brother John long-time Librarian of the American Philosophical Society. In this remote outpost, he amassed one of the largest private libraries in New England, almost 12,000 volumes, and continued to take part in political discussions with American officials at the highest level, though he never again held elective office. A committed Federalist and a proponent of harmonious relations between England and America, he was a vocal critic of the War of 1812 and his social and political philosophy led him consistently to oppose American westward and southward expansion. Vaughan died in 1835.

Scope and content

The Vaughan Papers contains a substantial representation of the voluminous correspondence and writings of Benjamin Vaughan, focussed on his relationship with the Earl of Shelburne, Benjamin Franklin, and other members of the Vaughan Family. Consisting primarily of manuscript letters received by Vaughan, typescript copies of letters to him, and incidental essays, notes, financial papers, and legal documents, the collection is particularly strong in documenting Vaughan's life just prior to his emigration to America through until his death.

Series I Correspondence with John Vaughan, 1780-1819 (40 items; 0.25 linear feet)
Series II General correspondence, 1746-1952 (26 boxes; 6.5 linear feet)
Series III Manuscripts (3 boxes; 0.75 linear feet)
Series IV Subject files (11 boxes, 2.75 linear feet)
Series V Bound volumes (24 items; 3 linear feet)

Collection information

Provenance

Acquired from Mary Vaughan Marvin and others, 1950-1995.

Preferred citation

Cite as: Benjamin Vaughan Papers, American Philosophical Society.

Bibliography

Murray C. Craig, Benjamin Vaughan (1751-1835): The Life of an Anglo-American Intellectual (NY: Arno Press, 1982).

Mary Vaughan Marvin, "The Benjamin Vaughan Papers," American Philosophical Society Proceedings 95 (1951): 246-249.

African American History Note

This collection contains at least one item which may be of interest to students of African American history: a manuscript concerning slaves in the British West Indies, entitled "Negroes."

Early American History Note

The Benjamin Vaughan Papers contain an extensive amount of correspondence and other documents. MOLE contains a detailed inventory of its holdings. Vaughan was a prominent figure in the revolutionary Atlantic. This large collection captures the complex and high profile life Benjamin led. He was born in the Caribbean but grew up in London. He became a friend of Franklin and his circle in London in the 1770s. During the War for Independence, he served as an emissary to the peace negotiations between the U.S. and British. He then spent a few years in Switzerland before emigrating to the United States with his wife. They settled in Maine, where Vaughan dabbled in speculation, farming, and other pursuits. His brother John became active in the American Philosophical Society.

Indexing Terms

Genre(s)

  • Diplomatic Material
  • Family Correspondence
  • General Correspondence
  • Lectures
  • Maps and Surveys

Personal Name(s)

  • Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • Allen, William, 1770-1843
  • Appleton, Jesse, 1772-1819
  • Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
  • Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858
  • Dexter, Aaron
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Freeman, James, 1759-1835
  • Gardiner, Robert Hallowell, 1782-1864
  • Locke, John, 1632-1704
  • Manning, William, 1767-1849
  • Mitchill, Samuel L., (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
  • Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804
  • Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
  • Snow, Gideon,
  • Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
  • Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
  • Vaughan, Charles, 1759-1839
  • Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
  • Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854
  • Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802
  • Vaughan, Samuel, 1762-1827
  • Vaughan, Sarah
  • Vaughan, William Oliver, 1783-1826
  • Vaughan, William, 1752-1850
  • Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • American Revolution
  • Animal magnetism.
  • Architecture
  • Astronomy
  • Beyond Early America
  • Bowdoin College
  • Breeding.
  • Colonial Politics
  • Diplomacy.
  • Diplomatic History
  • Diseases
  • Dueling.
  • Early National Politics
  • Electricity
  • Genealogies
  • Hallowell (Me.)
  • Land and Speculation
  • Manufactures
  • Medicine
  • Mesmerism
  • Meteorology
  • Notes
  • Plantations
  • Punctuation
  • Religion
  • Science and Technology
  • Silk industry.
  • Slaves, slavery, slave trade
  • Taxation
  • Unitarianism
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Collection overview
1780-1819 40 items, 0.25 linear feet Box 1

Manuscript letters from Benjamin Vaughan, to his brother, John, arranged in two chronological series.

1746-1952 6.5 linear feet Box 2-27

Manuscript letters to and from Benjamin Vaughan, arranged chronologically, with particularly rich correspondence with Franklin, Shelburne, and members of the Vaughan family, as well as a small number of ancillary documents and correspondence relating to financial and estate matters. A number of items from the period before 1790 are typescript copies of originals held in other institutions or in private hands.

After about 1798, the correspondence is largely confined to members of the family, particularly Charles, William, Petty, and Sarah Vaughan. While some of the family correspondence is inevitably consumed with financial and other family matters, the full range of Vaughan's interests emerges, including his political, social, scientific, and familial concerns. A grasping intellect, Vaughan had a through grounding in philosophical and religious issues, but he had a strong interest as well in useful, applied knowledge. As such, his correspondence runs both toward the theoretical -- on moral philosophy, political theory, religious doctrine, or scientific schemes -- and the practical from bridges to diseases, taxation, animal husbandry, agriculture, internal improvements, medical practice, and political practice.

The general correspondence series includes a few essays and sets of notes on topical issues, including English foreign policy (ca. 1792), relations with France (ca. 1792), slavery (ca. 1792), and yellow fever (1795), and in the undated materials, items relating to the last illness and death of Joseph Priestley, fire engines, inoculation, and various mechanical inventions. The majority of such manuscripts have been separated into Series III.

Among the better known correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, the Earl of Shelburne, Joseph Priestley, Thomas Jefferson, and Parker Cleaveland.

ca.1780-1812 0.75 linear feet Box 28-30

Manuscript essays and notes on a startling array of topics written by Benjamin Vaughan, arranged alphabetically by title. Topics range from dueling to dysentery, and like his correspondence, touch on nearly every facet of Vaughan's intellectual interests including science (Concerning geology, granite, phlogiston, meteorology), religion (Locke on religion), agriculture (cultivation of hemp, the olive; horses and improving the breed, the making of hay), Maine (Description of Hallowell, hints for settling the interior), international politics (neutrality, Napoleon), and American politics and society (Louisiana purchase, Negroes).

Materials relating to politics, medicine, and religion are also located in Series IV.

  2.75 linear feet Box 31-41

Rough notes on miscellaneous subject, arranged roughly into 16 subseries:

No. 1  Politics
n.d. 0.25 linear feet
No. 2  Medicine
n.d. 0.25 linear feet
No. 3  Religion
n.d. 0.25 linear feet
  
  0.25 linear feet
n.d. 
n.d. 
n.d. 
  
n.d. 3 p.
1780 March 28 
n.d. 10 p.
No. 13  Lectures
n.d. 
n.d. 
1785 
1778-1779 
n.d. 24 items, 3 linear feet

Miscellaneous bound manuscript volumes on various topics kept at Hallowell by Benjamin Vaughan and other members of his family. Among the volumes are a catalog of the books left by Samuel Vaughan, 1823; a cash book and account book kept by Petty Vaughan, 1813-1821 and 1816-1817; and an account book of William Oliver Vaughan, 1818.

Seven of the bound volumes bear a more direct relationship to Benjamin Vaughan: a lecture on moral philosophy delivered by John Aikin (1713-1780) at the Warrington Academy, 1767; two notebooks and a chronology of ancient history, 1773-1775, and two volumes of "abridgments of books examined," including comments on Locke, ca.1760s-1779s. The most significant of these is a moral philosophical treatise, Enquiries Concerning Man, a massive manuscript work apparently written in the third quarter of the 18th century.



Detailed Inventory
Series I. Correspondence with John Vaughan
1780-1819 40 items, 0.25 linear feet Box 1

Manuscript letters from Benjamin Vaughan, to his brother, John, arranged in two chronological series.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 15, 1777 

[London] A.L.S. 5p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.25.) Is concerned about their father. Advises leaving (?) Jamaica; brotherly advice on John's conduct.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
March 22, 1778 

[London] A.L. 4p., add. (see his letters to John Vaughan, no.26) Looks "upon war as too certain." "The prevailing opinion among public men is in favor of an acknowledged independence." Brotherly advice.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Oct. 20, 1780 

[London] A.L.S. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.1) Introduces Mr. Barry. John's situation at Bordeaux. Goes to Edinburgh to attend lectures on anatomy, etc. Jamaica.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 16, 1782 

London, A.L.S. 2p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no. 27) Introduces Moses Young, secretary to Mr. Laurens.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 7, 1784 

London, A.L. 5p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.28) Slowness in pay on part of American business men detriment to trade. John's business transactions.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John [Vaughan];
Sept. 23, 1784 

London, A.L.S. 7p. and end. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.29) Advice - business and marital.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 2, 1788 

London, A.L.S. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.2) Comments on Mr. Rumsey's invention. John Vaughan's bad financial transactions. References to Dr. Franklin.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
April 1, 1789 

London, A.L.S. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.3) News from America includes the proposition of a colony under Spanish protection towards the mouth of the Mississippi - comments on. Enclosure for Dr. Franklin.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 6, 1789 

London, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.4) Insects infecting American corn; resulting trade restrictions; Hessian fly. Order for American journals. Mentions Sir Joseph Banks, Joseph Priestley, B. Franklin, and others.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Aug. 29, 1789 

London, A.L.S. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.30) The French revolution; European politics.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Oct. 17, 1789 

London, A.L.S. 4p., add. (see His Letters to John Vaughan, no.31.) Business advice.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 4, 1791 

London, A.L.S. 2p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.5) Introduces the Earl of Wycombe, the bearer of this letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 6, 1791 

London, A.L.S. 1p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.32) Credit for the Earl of Wycombe.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 9, 1791 

London. A.L.S. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.6) Ld. Wycombe goes to America. European politics. Order for recent books and magazines for Sir Joseph Banks and himself

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Sept. 29, 1792 

London, A.L.S. 1p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.7) Introduces Mr. Charles Wollstonecraft. (Contains autograph of C. Wollstonecraft)

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Dec. 6, 1792 

London, A.L. 2p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.8) Possibility of procuring an establishment for some of the French refugee clergy on his father's land in Pennsylvania. Plans for house. Asks that he consult with Mr. Jefferson and others. English and French politics.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Feb. 5, 1793 

London, A.L.S. 1p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.9) Introduces Mr. James Redman. Mentions Dr. Priestley. (Contains autograph of James Redman)

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
April 4, 1793 

London, A.L. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.10) Encloses mail from Mme. de Cocherel to be forwarded to her husband. French affairs.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
June 10, 1793 

London, A.L.S. 1p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.33) Introduces Dr. James Mackittrick Adair.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Aug. 10, 1793 

London, A.L.S. 1p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.11) Introduces Mrs. D'Arch who plans to settle in America with her three daughters

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan [or Charles Vaughan];
Oct. 7, 1794 

Berne, A.L.S. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.34) American investments for David Rodolf Fellenberg of Berne. Contains an"obligation" signed by David (?) Fellenberg and Ph. Em. Fellenberg.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to his brothers, John [and Charles Vaughan];
Oct. 20, 1794 

Basle, A.L.S. 2p. and end. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.35) Business for Messrs. Fellenberg.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Oct. 27, 1799 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.12) Comments upon [Dr. Priestley] and his publications. Personal matters - transfer to lands, receipt of books, sheep raising, etc. Work by Arthur Young.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Dec. 17, 1801 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.13) Innoculation; infected cattle; mentions Drs. Jenner, Waterhouse, Jackson, Rush, J. R. Coxe, and Mr. Jefferson. Attacks of the fever. Is too busy to prepare paper for the Philosophical society.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
April 30, 1802 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.14) Land transactions. Water purifying apparatus. St. Domingo; Toussaint.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Dec. 8, 1802 

Hallowell, A.L. 3p. and add. (see his letters to John Vaughan, no.15) Books. West Indies. Bonaparte.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Oct. 1,3, 1803 

Hallowell, A.L. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.16) Desires books on mills; plans to build one. French situation; Bonaparte.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan [Hallowell,]
August, 1804 

A.L. 8p., add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.37) Transcribes a letter by J.J. Rousseau in re Hirzel and the "Rural Socrates." Biographical data on Dr. Priestley. B[onaparte] and European politics.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
March 1, 1804 

Hallowell, A.L.S. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.17) Death of Dr. Priestley. Surveying a certain township. Melon seeds.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Aug. 31, 1804 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p., add. Seal. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no. 36) Description of a grist mill he is building. B[onaparte] and European politics. Louisiana. Klyogg [Rural Socrates].

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Nov. 12, 1804 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.18) Biographical data about Joseph Priestley.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Nov. 16, 1804 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.19) Orders for books. Elections. Dr. Priestley.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
June 14, 1806 

Hallowell, A.L.S. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.20) Various books. Faculty of Harvard; possibility of the establishment of a medical school there. Theological controversy. Suggests American edition of Chambaud's French dictionary.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Jan. 29, 1807 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.21) Orders for various articles. Extreme cold weather. Experiments in freezing quicksilver.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Feb. 28, 1807 

Hallowell, A.L.S. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.22) Is introducing grapes; orders cuttings; hopes to send a treatise on their cultivation. Recommends White's Compendium of the veterinary art to Dr. Rush; suggests compilation of some similar work in America, possibly by Dr. Mease (?). Bonaparte.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
March 19, 1807 

Hallowell, A.L. 4p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan,no.23) All of Dr. Rush's works sold. Calomel now established through country. Severe cold; effect of on the body; blood heat. Account of cold may be reported to the [Philosophical] Society.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to his brother [John Vaughan];
April 16, 1808 

Hallowell, A.L. 2p. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.38) Relative to an account of an extraordinary flight of meteors described by Andrew Ellicot in the APS Transactions.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 13, 1809 

Hallowell, A.L. 2p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.24) Their estates [in Jamaica]. Bonaparte.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
June 23, 1819 

Hallowell, A.L. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.39) Relative to an invention of Mr. [Jacob ?] Perkins.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 20, 1819 

Hallowell, A.L.S. 3p. and add. (see his Letters to John Vaughan, no.40) Information about Mr. [Jacob ?] P[erkins].

Series II. General Correspondence
1746-1952 6.5 linear feet Box 2-27

Manuscript letters to and from Benjamin Vaughan, arranged chronologically, with particularly rich correspondence with Franklin, Shelburne, and members of the Vaughan family, as well as a small number of ancillary documents and correspondence relating to financial and estate matters. A number of items from the period before 1790 are typescript copies of originals held in other institutions or in private hands.

After about 1798, the correspondence is largely confined to members of the family, particularly Charles, William, Petty, and Sarah Vaughan. While some of the family correspondence is inevitably consumed with financial and other family matters, the full range of Vaughan's interests emerges, including his political, social, scientific, and familial concerns. A grasping intellect, Vaughan had a through grounding in philosophical and religious issues, but he had a strong interest as well in useful, applied knowledge. As such, his correspondence runs both toward the theoretical -- on moral philosophy, political theory, religious doctrine, or scientific schemes -- and the practical from bridges to diseases, taxation, animal husbandry, agriculture, internal improvements, medical practice, and political practice.

The general correspondence series includes a few essays and sets of notes on topical issues, including English foreign policy (ca. 1792), relations with France (ca. 1792), slavery (ca. 1792), and yellow fever (1795), and in the undated materials, items relating to the last illness and death of Joseph Priestley, fire engines, inoculation, and various mechanical inventions. The majority of such manuscripts have been separated into Series III.

Among the better known correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, the Earl of Shelburne, Joseph Priestley, Thomas Jefferson, and Parker Cleaveland.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
LS to Mr. Baxter
[1746] 7 p.

Franklin's observations on Mr. Baxter's book.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
LS to [Huey, Joseph]
1753 June 6 3 p.

A letter thanking Joseph Huey for his kindness.

Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
ADS
1765 October 24 2 p.

Joseph and Samuel Warren indenture to John Hancock for 133 pounds.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS to [?]
1766 January 6 5 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS to [?]
[ca. 1767] 10 p.

Remarks and notes on the benefits of paper money in the Unites States.

Other Descriptive Information: First and second page missing.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
MsS
[ca. 1769] 3 p.
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
ALS toVaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 and Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802
1773 January 16 4 p.

Mr. Norgate died. Explains the use of fractions.

Other Descriptive Information: Notes written by someone other than John Vaughan at end of letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 Septmeber 15 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
[1773] September 21 4 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 September 22 4 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 September 27, October 7 3 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 October 11 5 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 October 14 8 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1773 November 8 1 p.

Gives John advice and suggestions for a piece that he is writing. Requests that John send him his papers.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs
1773 December 16 - 1776 August 29 6 p.

Chronology of event leading up to the American Revolution.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1776 December 29 2 p.

Vaughan enclosed "some papers for perusal" that are missing.

Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1777 January 24 1 p.

Oliver asks Vaughan for new about America.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
LS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1777 September 18 1 p.

Franklin requests to meet with Vaughan at the bath.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Vaughan, Charles, 1759-1839
1777 October 24 16 p.

Letter of advice to younger brother embarking for Jamaica.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Ben H
1778 5 p.

Letter is housed with 1777 October 24. Letter of advice to his cousin about to embark to the East Indies.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1778 April 14 5 p.
Duportail, Antoine-Jean-Louis Le Bègue de Presle, 1743-1802.
LS to Comte de St. Germaine
1778 November 12 2 p.

Translation of letter.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1779 May 5 2 p.

Franklin discusses his writings and papers.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Reverend Wood
1779 June 9 2 p.

Vaughan asks Rev. Wood to join the Society as Minister.

[Wood, Reverend].
ALS to [Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835]
1779 June 1 p.

Rev. Wood declines Vaughans offer to preach but would like to meet with him.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1779 November 9 3 p.

Vaughan is in charge of some editing of Franklin's papers

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802 and son
1779 November 9 1 p.

Short note.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1779 November 23 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
[1779] 2 p.

Vaughan is editing some of Franklin's papers

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1780 February 8 1 p.

Franklin requests more copies of his 5th edition of his philosophical papers.

Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1780 March 26 3 p.

Priestley requests a copy of his letters.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1780 April 23 2 p.

Discusses the county and court politic in England.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1780 May 12 2 p.

Joseph Priestley is ill.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1780 June 15 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of , 1737-1805
1780 October 4 5 p.

Discusses his future.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of , 1737-1805
1780 October 13 9 p.

considers a future profession.

Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1780 October 30 3 p.
Vaughan, Rebecca.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1780 November 29 3 p.

She discusses what she is reading and asks for his advice.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1781 January 28 4 p.

The letter is written on the same paper that Rebecca used to write to him. He edits her letter. He gives her advice on her writing and what books she should read.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1780] 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1780] 1, 2 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs
1780 February 11 5 p.

Notes on [Edmund]Burke's speech on presenting a bill for better securing independence of parliament, and economical reformations on civil and other establishments.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1780] 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1781 January 23 6 p.

Relates the events in Scotland. Mentions Adam Smith.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1781 February 20 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1781 February 22 4 p.

Discusses the Scottish clergy.

Vaughan, William.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1781 February 23 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1781 February 28 3 p.
Vaughan, Rebecca.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1781 March 4 6 p.

She relates to Vaughan the health of individuals.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1781 6 p.

His response is written on the same letter she wrote him. He corrects her grammer.

Jay, John, 1745-1829.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1781 May 31 3 p.

Jay writes that Vaughan wished him to administer Vaughan the Oath of allegaince to the United States.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Crawford, Adair, 1748-1795
1781 August 8 7 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Jay, John, 1745-1829
1781 August 20 9 p.
Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1781 October 18 2 p.

Congratulations on Vaughan's marriage to Sarah (Sally) Manning.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1781 November 22 2 p.

Congratulates Vaughan on his marriage.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 1769-1798 and Mrs. Bache
1782 January 19 1 p.

Letter of introduction of John Vaughan.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 February 7 3 p.
Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 February 21 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 March 3 3 p.

Treaty of Alliance.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 April 2 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Tdcy
1782 April 5 

Memorandum on payment of a debt.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 April 10 2 p.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
TLS Cy to Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813
1782 May 14 1 p.

Informing hin that he is going to Paris as requested by Franklin.

Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 May 18 2 p.

Letter of introduction for Dr. Clifton.

Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 June 12 1 p.

Letter of introduction for Mr. McDonnough.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 June 17 1 p.

Discusses the employment of Mr. Lauren's secretary.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 July 6 1 p.

Will not be able to dine with Lansdowne that night on account of family matters.

Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 July 9 3 p.

Letter of introduction for Richard Down Jennings.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 July 10 2 p.

Discusses nations laws of war.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 July 11 2 p.
Oliver, Richard, 1735-1784.
ALS Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1782 July 31 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 July 31 10 p.

Discusses the terms and resistences to peace with America.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 July 31 6 p.

Handwritten copy of letter, with note on letter written by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 6 8 p.

Handwritten copy of letter by author. Discusses at length his conversations with Franklin on the War and the treaty with Britain.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 17 2 p.

Handwritten copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 18 3 p.

Handwritten copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 3 7 p.

Handwritten copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 7 1 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 11 5 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author. Gives his reasons for why Britain should accept the Treaty of Paris.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 29 3 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 1,4 11 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 5, 6 8 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 23 2 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 24 2 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 27 3 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 December 1 2 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 December 4 4 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 December 7 4 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 December 10 5 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1783 January 5 3 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1783 January 12 6 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author. Letter is marked private.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1783 January 18 3 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author. Letter is marked private.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1783 January 25 6 p.

Hand written copy of letter by author. He discusses a Count Monstiers.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs
  10 p.

Miscellanious remarks on the treaty negociations between the United States and Great Britain in 1782.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 4 3 p.
Faujas-de-St.-Fond, cit., (Barthélemy), 1741-1819.
ALS toVaughan, [Benjamin], 1751-1835
1782 August 7 4 p.

Written in French.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 7 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 7 1 p.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 12 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 24 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 August 24 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 September 9 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 September 11 4 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
AL and copy to Soulavie, L'Abbe
1782 September 22 17 p.

Letter "on some parts of the Theory of the Earth."

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 13 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALcy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 October 23 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 11 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 15 5 p.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
TLcy to Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813
1782 November 17 9 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of 1737-1805
1782 November 21 2 p.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 November 22 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 November 27 3 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
AMs, "Article proposed"
1782 November 29 3 p.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 8 2 p.

Type on the same page as the previous letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841
1782 December 15 11 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December, 17, 18 7 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 18 1 p.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 22 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 24 8 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 26 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 26 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 27 6 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1782 December 29 8 p
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1782] 2 p.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
TLS Cy
[1782] 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 11 2 p.
Wheelwright, Joseph.
ADS, Deed
1783 January 13 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 14 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 15 3 p.

Vaughan is under house arrest in Paris.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 16 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 17 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 18 5 p.

Vaughan is concerned that peace will not be reached. Requests that Dr. Franklin visit Versailles.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 January 28 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Tmscy
1783 January 28 10 p.

Memorandum concerniing the preliminaries with France and Spain from Mr. Benjamin Vaughan.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 February 16 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 February 21 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 February 21 5 p.

Vaughan believes that the treaty needs altered.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 6, 7 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMScy Memorandum
[1783 March 6] 3 p.

Memorandum concering Mr. Eden's speeches about the Provisional Act, as given in the Morning Chronicle.

Barnard, Jonathan H.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1783 March 8 1 p.

Requests Vaughan to advance Mrs. Margaret Stewert money for copies of the "Senator's Remembrances"

Stewart, Margaret.
ANS to Vaughan, Benjamin
1783 March 8 1 p.

Promisary note.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 10 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 12 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 14 3 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1783 March 23 1 p.

Franklin is considering publishing the account of the distruction of cities and plantations in the Colonies.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 23 2 p.

Discusses a Mr. Hodgson.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 26 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 March 30 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1783 August 8 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to [Merrick], Rebecca Vaughan
1783 November 14 3 p.

Vaughan's wife had a baby boy who he names Richard after Richard Oliver.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 December 2 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 December 3 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 December 14 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1783 December 18 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1783 December] 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TMScy Memorandum
[1783 December] 4 p.

"Hints about an American Negotiation"

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TMScy Memorandum
[1783 December] 9 p.

"Loose Hints concerning India and the present bill"

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TMScy Memorandum
[1783 December] 4 p.

"Of the system proper for an English minister at this juncture of Decr. 1783."

Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798.
ANS
[1783] 24 p.

"remarks relative to a plan for the Foundation of a new National extensive and usefull Institution for the Education of Youth in America."

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 January 4 8 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs to [Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805]
1784 January 10 20 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 January 17 5 p.
Oswald, Richard, 1705-1784.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
[1784] January 7 1 p.

Oswald is sick and cannot have dinner with Vaughan.

Mr. Ord.
AL to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1784 January 20 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Tmscy, Memorandum
1784 January 25, February 9 17 p.

"New Queries & Remarks on India affairs."

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 January 28 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 February 2 2 p.

Vaughan wishes Lansdowne to interfere on behalf of Mr. Manning with Count Belgioso.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 February 24 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
[1784 February 27] 2 p.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1784 March 21 3 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
AL to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1784 April 17 1 p.

Vaughan injuried himself falling off his horse.

[Jean Baptiste Marie].
AMs
1784 April 21 [read] 4 p.

Extracted from the Journal de Physique, May 1784.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
AL to [Rittenhouse, David]
1784 June 25 4 p.

Handwritten copy possibly made by Vaughan included.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1784 July 26 9 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1784 August 9 4 p.
Woodley, John.
ALS to Manning, William
1784 August 25 2 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1784 Spetember 7 

Letter of introduction

AMs, Manufactures minutes of meeting. Etruria, England
1784 November 30 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1784 December 20 2 p.
Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
Dec. 30, 1784 

Old Jewry, A.L.S. 4p. "No.4." (tipped in at the end of vol. 5 of Sharp's Works.) Concerning the Abbé de Mably's remarks on the American constitutions.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1784 December 31 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
[1785] January 2 4 p.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
ALcy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 January 1 1 p.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
ALcy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 July 2 2 p

Other Descriptive Information: Housed with 1 Jan. 1785 letter from Banks to Vaughan.

Lady Lansdowne.
ALcy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
Sunday 1 p.

Other Descriptive Information: Housed with 1 Jan. 1785 letter from Banks to Vaughan.

Swinburne, Henry.
ALs to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 January 17 1 p.

Vaughan's wife just had a baby.

Washington, George, 1732-1799.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 February 5 1 p.

A letter of thanks.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 February 7 9 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 March 5 3 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 March 14 9 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 March 18 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 March 21 6 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 March 30 6 p.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 April 5 10 p.

"An account of the progress of population agriculture & government in Pennsylvania, in a letter from Benjamin Rush M.D. Professor of Chemistry in the University of Philadelphia to Benjamin Vaughan."

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 April 21 3 p.

includes typed copy of letter and handwritten scene of a play.

Franklin, William, 1731-1813.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 April 21 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 June 2 6 p.
Oliver, Thomas.
Als to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 June 4 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 June 13 2 p.
Crawford, Adair, 1748-1795.
ALS Cy to [Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835]
1785 July 22 3 p

Includes, "Further Remarks by Dr. Crawford. The symptoms of the Stone in the Bladder are as follows."

Woodley, William.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 July 23 3 p.
Franklin, William, 1731-1813.
ADS
1785 July 26 1 p.

Note for 48,000 livres drawn on Benjamin Franklin. Contains note by Benjamin Franklin.

Woodley, William.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 July 29 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1785 August 2 4 p.
Jackson, Jonathan,.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 August 8 3 p.
Woodley, William.
ALS to Manning, William
1785 September 27 3 p.
Romilly, Samuel, Sir, 1757-1818.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 September 30 2 p.
Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1785 November 13 3 p.

Vaughan's father intends to purchase land.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Woodley, William,
1785 December 13 3 p.

Letter of introduction on behalf of Mr. Wise.

Williams, Jonathan.
ALS to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
[1785] Wednesday 1 p.

Brief note

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs Parlimentary notes
1785 1 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
AMs
[ca. 1785] 4 p.

Case of the stone. Includes copy.

Watson, William, Sir, 1715-1787.
Amscy
1785 3 p.

Opinion given at a consultation on the case of Dr. Franklin in the year 1785.

Heberden, William, 1710-1801.
ALS Cy to Hunter, John, 1728-1793
1785 July 18 1 p.

Housed with 1785 opinion of Franklin's case.

Wren, Thomas, 1724-1787.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1786 January 19 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Wren, Thomas
1786 January 21 1 p.

Written on same page as previous letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[1786 March] 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs
April 1786 5 p.

Concerning the public debt.

Woodley, William.
Als to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1786 June 2 2 p.

Is sending Vaughan money he requested.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1786 June 6 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1786 July 8 2 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1786 July 31 4 p.
ADS, Sarah Hallowell Vaughan power of attorney to Samuel Vaughan
1786 August 1 2 p.
ADS, Supreme Executive Council certificate of Edward Shippen
1787 April 20 2 p.

Housed with previous document.

Woodley, F.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 and Manning, William
1786 August 25 1 p.
M[anning] and V[aughan].
ALS
1786 August 26 1 p.

Discusses an urgent matter.

Woodley, F.
ALS to [Manning and Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835]
[1786] August 27 1 p.
Woodley, F.
ALS to [Manning and Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835]
1786 August 28 1 p.

Letter of thanks.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[ca. 1786 August] 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als to ?
1786 October 7 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1786 November 8 5 p.

Vaughan and his wife had another son.

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1786 December 29 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1787 January 22 5 p'
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Jefferson, John
1787 January 26 11 p.

Includes handwritten copies.

Pitt, William, 1759-1806.
AL to Mr Long
1787 February 13 1 p.
Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
ALS to Rebecca Vaughan
1787 February 20 1 p.
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1787 March 2 3 p.
Vaughan, Samuel, 1762-1827.
ADS, Deed of trust of John Lowell
1787 April 12 

Supreme executive council of Pennsylvania. Certification that Clement Biddle was a Notary Public.

Other Descriptive Information: See oversize box

Vaughan, Samuel, 1762-1827.
ADS, Deed of trust of Thomas Russell
1787 April 12 

Pennsylvania. Supreme executive council. Certificate that Clement Biddle was a Notary public.

Other Descriptive Information: See oversize box

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1787 April 7 2 p.
Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
ADS, Deed of poll to Charles Vaughan
1787 April 18 3 p.
Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council..
ADS, Certificate of Edward Shippen
1787 April 20 1 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ANS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1787 May 17 1 p.

concerning a bill.

Darby, Ann.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca [Merrick]
1787 June 19 4 p.

Letter of advice.

Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 and Manning, William
1787 June 30 2 p.

Bill for tracts of land.

Richards, Nicholas,.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802
1787 July 17 2 p.

Regarding an account.

Richards, Nicholas,.
ALS to Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802
1787 July 22 3 p.

Regarding an account. Is housed on same page as previous letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1787 August 10 2 p.

Letter of apology for misplacing a Swedish pamphlet concerning fire stoves.

AD, Estate of Samuel Vaughan, 1720-1802. Account with heirs
1787 August 24-1799 April 2 p.
Stewart, Dugald.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
[1787] September 5 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1787 September 14 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1787 October 31 1 p.

Banks was elected to the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia. APS?

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1787 November 2 4 p.

Discusses his health.

Romilly, Samuel, Sir, 1757-1818.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1787 December 25 3 p.

Compares the modern times to the ancient times.

Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
ALS to Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 and Vaughan, Samuel, 1762-1827
1787 December 26 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AN
[ca. 1787] 1 p.

Other Descriptive Information: [1786?] Castiglioni was elected to APS membership 21 July 1786. This document provides a brief biographical sketch, perhaps(?) relating to his nomination. [Original card file attributes date as "[ca. 1787]".]

Walker, John.
AD to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 January 12 1 p.

Reciept for books.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1788 January 26 2 p.

Discusses possible plans for relief of the poor.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Charles, 1759-1839
1788 February 12 1 p.
Stewart, Margaret.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 April 12, 19 1 p.

receipt

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 May 14 1 p.

Letter of introduction.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Wm
1788 May 15 1 p.

Vaughan's mother and sisters are sick.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 May 17 1 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 May 27 1 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 June 5 1 p.

Regarding payment of account.

Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 June 10 1 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 June 12 1 p.

Regarding payment of account.

Hughes, Benjamin.
AM, meteorological observations
1788 June 1- 1789 March 3 3 p.

Continuation of the weather as Fort Cumberland, New Brunswich.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 July 9 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 July 12 2 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Manning, William
1788 July 14 1 p.

Regarding account.

Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Manning, William and Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 July 19 

Regarding account due.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AL to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 July 19 2 p.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 July 23 6 p.
Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 July 28 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 July 31 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 August 6 1 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, William, 1752-1850
1788 August 18 2 p.

Franklin is not well.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Bank, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1788 September 6 4 p.
White, John.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 November 19 12 p.
Ryan, William.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 November 20 2 p.

Discusses the harvesting of nuts.

Mirehouse, Mr.
Alcy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 November 22 1 p.

regarding an estate.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Cromwell, Oliver, 1742?-1821
1788 December 8 1 p.

concerning deeds.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Mirehouse, Mr
1788 December 8 1 p.

Regarding deeds.

Hamilton, Andrew.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 Decmeber 7 1 p.

Regarding an overdue account.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
TLS Cy to Vaughan, William, 1752-1850
1788 December 9 2 p.
Dougan, Robert.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1788 December 28 3 p.
ADS, concerning the estate of Samuel Vaughan in the West Indies
1788-1814 

See oversize box.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs, Hints respecting useful articles which may be introduced in Africa
[1788] 4 p.
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1789 February 16 3 p.
Darby, Jonathan.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 February 25 2 p.

Regarding the sale of land.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
1789 March 4 3 p.
Vaughan, Charles, 1759-1839.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1789 April 6 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 April 7 3 p.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 May 17 2 p.
Morgan, William.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 May 21 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 July 7 5 p.
[Hallowell, S].
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 July 31 2 p.

Regarding a deed.

Spooner, Charles.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 August 17 3 p.

Regarding a deed.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 August 21 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 August 28 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 August 29 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Tmscy, Papers inclosed in letter of August 21, 1789
[1789 August] 9 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1789 September 2 2 p.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 September 13 4 p.
ADS, Indenture, transfer of copyright to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 October 18 2 p.
Bingham, William, 1752-1804.
ALS to [Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835]
1789 November 9 3 p.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Tlcy to Vaughan, [William], 1752-1850
1789 November 13 2 p.

Regarding an account.

Taylor, John and Lees, John.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1789 November 30 2 p.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1790 February 21 2 p.
Chantry, James.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, William, 1752-1850
1819 August 2 1 p.

Short note indicating he will not be able to make it dinner.

Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
Als to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1790 March 10 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
[Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820]
1790 March 14 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als
1790 March 19 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1790 March 26 1 p.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
[1790 March] 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1790 March 8 2 p.

Written on same paper as previous letter.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1790 June 3 2 p.

Remarks on Benjamin Franklin's death.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to
1790 June 4 4 p.

Remarks on Franklin's funeral.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 July 11, 12 4 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 July 15 4 p.

Discusses a royal ceremony that took place in france.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 July 30, 31 7 p.
Ramsay, David, 1749-1815.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1790 August 5 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 December 12 
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 December 23 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1790 December 25 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Al to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 January 18 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1791 February 1 2 p.

discusses a few authors.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Al to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 February 14 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 February 11 3 p.

Letter on introduction for Mr. Brequet.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLcy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1791 February 17 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 February 22 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 February 27 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Als to Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
1791 March 3 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1791 March 4 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs, Concerning the erection of memorial statues
[1791 April] 4 p.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1791 May 11 3 p.
Bingham, William, 1752-1804.
ALS to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1791 August 25 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
AMs, Power of attorney to William Vaughan
1791 September 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Francois-Alexandre-Frederic, duc de, 1747-1827
1791 November 29 3 p.

Mrs. Vaughan's father died.

Vaughan, Sarah.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1791 December 4 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Francois-Alexandre-Frederic, duc de, 1747-1827
1791 December 14 4 p.
Vaughan, Sarah Manning.
ADS, account with Lucy and John Griffin
1791 December - 1804 August 15 2 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Francois-Alexandre-Frederic, duc de, 1747-1827
1791 December 31 1 p.

Brief note.

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[ca 1791] 6 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
[ca 1791] 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
ALS Cy to La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Francois-Alexandre-Frederic, duc de, 1747-1827
1792 January 1 2 p.
Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
ALS to Vaughan, Rebecca
1792 March 24 3 p.

Includes a short diary of time spent in Paris.

Vaughan, Sarah Manning.
ALS to Mrs. Charles Vaughan
1792 March 27 3 p.
Bird, Eliza.
ALS to Vaughan, Harriet
1792 April 19 3 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1792 May 11 3 p.
Ads, Bomby Hook Estate, Maine. Account with Samuel Vaughan
1792 May 14 - 1801 April 30 

See Oversize box

Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802.
AL to Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835
1792 June 12 3 p.
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805.
ALS Cy to Vaughan, Sarah Manning
1792 June 27 1 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1792 September 21 5 p.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
TLS Cy to Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
1792 September 22 3 p.