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A letter by Dr. Benjamin Rush, describing the consecration of the German college at Lancaster in June, 1787. Printed, with an introduction and notes, from a newly discovered manuscript, now in the Fackenthal library at Franklin and Marshall college. (Franklin and Marshall College, 1945)Published transcription and commentary on a letter by Benjamin Rush describing the dedication ceremonies for Franklin College. The original letter by Rush is also available online through the F&M Founding Documents Collection.
(1787)List of the first students in the English school of Franklin College 1787-1788 opened on July 18, 1787. Among the students listed are those of the Jewish Gratz family and children of the Lancaster portrait artist Jacob Eichholtz.
Order of procession and public worship to be observed in the dedication of Franklin College, in the borough and county of Lancaster = Ordnung welche in Absicht der Procession und öffentlichen Gottesdienstes bey der Einweihung der Franklinischen Deutschen Hohe Schule in der Stadt und Graffschaft Lancaster, zu beobachten. (Philadelphia : Printed by Melchior Steiner, in Race-street, between Second- and Third-street, 1787., 1787)This printed broadside in both English and German was the program used for the formal opening of Franklin College on June 6, 1787. While Franklin did not attend the dedication, he appears to have received copies of the ...