Benjamin Franklin Stevens (February 19, 1833 – March 5, 1902), was a bibliographer and for about thirty years before his death was the US despatch agent at London. Stevens was born Barnet, Vermont and studied at the University of Vermont, where he was a member of the Sigma Phi society. In the 1840s he joined his more famous brother, Henry Stevens, to London where he worked as a book exporter. He started his own firm in partnership with Henry J. Brown in 1864. The firm operated as B. F. Stevens & Brown Literary and Fine Arts Agents. He spent some 30 years in London preparing and chronological and alphabetical index of American state papers in European archives and issued numerous facsimiles of important American historical documents. In addition, he worked as a purchasing agent for various American libraries. He died at Surbiton, Surrey, England, on the 5 March 1902. He is buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London

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