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CANCELLED: Lady Reid Lecture Franklin and the Bankers

House historian and Franklin scholar, Lady Joan Reid will discuss Franklin's far reaching views on America's monetary system.

In The Nature and Necessity of a Paper-Currency (1729) Benjamin Franklin noted, “Banks are the general Cashiers of all Gentleman, Merchants and great Trader… And the Bankers always [reserve] Money in hand to answer more than the common Run of Demands…”. House historian and Franklin scholar, Lady Joan Reid, will uncover Franklin’s far reaching views on America’s monetary system.


Lady Joan Reid | talks


Date and Time:

22 October 2012 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



Benjamin Franklin House
36 Craven Street
0207 839 2006

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£5/£3.50 Friends and concessions

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To book call +44(0)20 7839 2006 or email Info@BenjaminFranklinHouse.org.

Additional Information:

website: www.BenjaminFranklinHouse.org

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