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Guide to Benjamin Rush, On the Influence of Physical Causes on the Moral Faculty 1786

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Rush, Benjamin. On the Influence of Physical Causes on the Moral Faculty

Dates:

1786

Dates:

Crerar Ms 28

Size:

94 p. (19 cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Handwritten copy of Rush's essay on morality, originally presented as a lecture to the American Philosophical Society, February 27, 1786.

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Rush, Benjamin, On the Influence of Physical Causes on the Moral Faculty, Crerar Ms 28, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Holograph copy [in 19th century hand?] of Rush's essay on morality, originally presented as a lecture to the American Philosophical Society, February 27, 1786, published by the American Philosophical Society, 1786, and reprinted in London, 1786. Includes holograph copy of the original dedication: "To His Excellency Benjamin Franklin, Esq., President of the Supreme Exceutive Council of Pennsylvania, The Friend and Benefactor of Mankind, The following Oration is respectfully inscribed. By his grateful friend, And Humble servant, The Author [Benjamin Rush]." Bound in brown buckram.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 28