You are now my Enemy

From the pen of Benjamin Franklin comes a furious letter, written in 1775 to William Strahan — a British Member of Parliament who had, until that point, been a friend of thirty years — as the American Revolutionary War took hold. Franklin quickly had a change of mind after penning it, and it was never sent; however, word of its

Older mistresses are so grateful!!

On June 25th of 1745, Benjamin Franklin wrote the following letter of advice to Cadwallader Colden. The first paragraph sees Franklin suggesting marriage as the best remedy for Colden’s sexual urges; what follows is an eight-strong list detailing the advantages of an older mistress which, due to its “obscene” nature, resulted in the letter being omitted from published