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|- ||The Christian "philosopher": Rev. Cotton Mather compiles the scientific knowledge of the day, 1721|
|- ||Electricity, light, and pokeweed: Benjamin Franklin and Cadwallader Colden correspond on science, 1750-1753|
|- ||Venus "crossing the sun": Prof. John Winthrop's reports on the transit of Venus, Newfoundland, 1761|
- John Adams: Pastel portrait by Benjamin Blyth, ca. 1766 (detail). Massachusetts Historical Society. Reproduced by permission.
- Cadwallader Colden: Engraving by Vistus Balch, n.d. (detail). New York Public Library, Digital ID: 465959. Permission pending.
- Benjamin Franklin: Engraving by G. F. Storm, n.d. (detail). University of Pennsylvania Library, Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, #P/F857.17M. Permission pending.
- Cotton Mather: Engraving by Peter Pelham captioned "Cottonus Matherus S. theologiae doctor regia societatis Londonensis . . . ," 1728, restrike 1860 (detail). Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, #LC-USZ72-224.
- Annis Boudinot Stockton, portrait, unidentified creator. Princeton University Art Museum, Boudinot Collection. Permission pending.
- John Winthrop: Oil portrait by John Singleton Copley, ca. 1773 (detail). Harvard University Art Gallery. Permission pending.