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Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin"s friend.

J. A. Leo Lemay

Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin"s friend.

by J. A. Leo Lemay

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Published by Pennsylvania U.P. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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    ContributionsFranklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
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    Open LibraryOL19510686M

    New Experiments in Electricity: In a Letter from Mr. Ebenezer Kinnersley, to Benjamin Franklin, LL. D. F. R. S. is an article from Philosophical Transactions. Ebenezer Kinnersley. KINNERSLEY, Ebenezer, electrician, born in Gloucester, England, 30 November, ; died in Lower Dublin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 July, He was a son of Reverend William Kinnersley, an assistant pastor of the Lower Dublin Baptist .

    Ebenezer Kinnersley engaged in electrical experiments with Benjamin Franklin and is credited with discovering that electricity generates heat. Also a Baptist minister, he was outspoken against the Great Awakening, a form of religious expression that involved emotional indulgences. As a .   Author of The Life of Benjamin Franklin, The Renaissance man in the eighteenth century, Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin's friend, Finding colonial Americas, Did Pocahontas Save Captain John Smith?, Deism, Masonry, and the Enlightenment, The Oldest Revolutionary, An early American reader.

    Description John Adams Letter Signed. Two pages (recto and verso), 8" x 10". Quincy, Massachusetts; Decem Letter from Adams to Elkanah Watson in Albany, New York, in response to a letter from Watson dated Decem in which the former president of the United States shares his views on scientific advances and the related issue of the allocation of credit for scientific discoveries. Ebenezer: A Christmas Play by Joseph Zettelmaier (Oct 9, ) Ebenezer by JoSelle Vanderhooft ( ) Ebenezer Scrooge: Shadow Hunter by D. Chapelle and Charles Dickens (Aug 2, ) Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend by J. A. Leo Lemay ().


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Ebenezer Kinnersley was. Ebenezer Kinnersley was born Novemin the city of Gloucester, England.¹ His father, William Kinnersley, the son of Richard and Mary Kinnersley, was born in at the Lynch, near Leominster in Eidsfield Parish, Herefordshire, England.

Ebenezer’s mother was Sarah (Turner) Kinnersley Franklins friend. book Rofs in the same county. Ebenezer Kinnersley was a son of Rev. William Kinnersley, an assistant pastor of the Lower Dublin Baptist church.

Ebenezer became a member of this church while young, and in was ordained as a minister, but he never served as a pastor. He travelled to America with his parents in Ebenezer Kinnersley was one of the first showmen of electricity in British America, touring his electrical displays from His lectures of electrical phenomena did not only show natural phenomena to the audience, but instead were interactive demonstrations that required their active participation.

In Kinnersley’s shows, audience members were able to have some embodied experience. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.

Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin's Friend Joseph A. Leo Lemay Snippet view - Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend. By J. LEO LEMAY. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, p. Illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. #) J. Leo Lemay's brief biography of Ebenezer Kinnersley is an interest-ing and scholarly study of one of the minor personalities in colonial Penn-sylvania.

From Benjamin Franklin to Ebenezer Kinnersley, 28 July To Ebenezer Kinnersley MS not found; reprinted from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, XIII (), –8. Ebenezer Kinnersley, (born Nov. 30,Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died July 4,Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.), British colonial contemporary of Benjamin Franklin in the investigation of electricity and inventor of an electrical air thermometer (c.

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His most famous work. “Kinnersley was born in Gloucester, England, the same hometown as Franklin’s friend George Whitefield, the greatest evangelist of the eighteenth-century revivals. As a three-year-old, Kinnersley came with his family to Pennsylvania the same year,that Whitefield was born.” James Delbourgo’s A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America offers.

Franklin performed his initial experiments on electricity in collaboration with friends and neighbors, including Thomas Hopkinson, a lawyer and judge; Ebenezer Kinnersley, a clergyman and teacher; and Philip Syng Jr, a master silversmith.

Kinnersley was born in Gloucester, England, the same hometown as Franklin’s friend George Whitefield, the greatest evangelist of the 18th-century revivals. As a 3-year-old, Kinnersley came with his family to Pennsylvania the same year,that Whitefield was born.

Franklin Papers Title To Benjamin Franklin from Ebenezer Kinnersley, 12 March Author Kinnersley, Ebenezer Recipient Franklin, Benjamin Date 12 March Reference Cite as “To Benjamin Franklin from Ebenezer Kinnersley, 12 March ,” Founders Online, National Archives.

Ebenezer Kinnersley was born the son of Sarah Turner and William Kinnersley in Gloucester, England. Inwhen Ebenezer was a very small boy, his parents emigrated to the American colonies where his father became assistant minister to Pennepeck Baptist Church in Lower Dublin near Philadelphia.

His friend Benjamin Franklin published. Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend Ebenezer Kinnersley was born on 30 Novemberin Gloucester, England.

Before he was three years old, his family moved to America and settled near Lower Dublin, Pennsylvania.In a report to his fellow scientific amateur Peter Collinson, after attempting to explain why large amounts of such charge could accumulate on layers of metal interspersed with glass (in what is now called a capacitor), Franklin offered detailed instructions for an experiment contrived by his friend Ebenezer Kinnersley.Meanwhile, Franklin helps build forts in Pennsylvania for defense against the Native Americans and learns about the Moravian religion.

He's briefly honored as a colonel, but turns down a position as general. Franklin also has scientific success: he works on experiments in electricity with his friends Peter Collinson and Ebenezer Kinnersley.