Pamphlet, "Letters from a Farmer", 1767-1768

Description
Publications such as John Dickinson’s Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania circulated news and opinion to a growing number of subscribers and to patrons of taverns, which often provided papers for common reading. Even illiterate people could listen and debate current events when someone read aloud to the group.
Date made
1774
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
white, black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 5 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
PL.307171.01
catalog number
307171.01
accession number
307171
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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