Thursday, December 2, 2021
Ben Franklin celebrates Christmas with Friends, Nuts, Apples, & Mince Pies
He wrote to Isaac Norris in 1763, that he had given,"for customary New Year’s Gifts, and Christmas Presents to Door-keepers and Clerks of the Publick Offices."
He also noted Christmas Gambols in a letter in 1765, & Christmas dinner in 1766.
He wrote to his wife that he was spending "the Christmas Holidays" with the friend of a Bishop in 1771; and in a letter to Nathaniel Falconer in 1773, he thanked him for his present of nuts and apples.
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