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The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & selections from his other writings

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783

    • Edition Notes

      Statementintroduction by Stacy Schiff.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.F7 A2 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 226 p. ;
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6795146M
      ISBN 100679641033
      LC Control Number00064737

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        Benjamin Franklin (–90) was born in Boston. When he was twelve, his father apprenticed him to his half brother James as a printer. James was later the publisher of the New England Courant, where Franklin’s first articles, “The Dogood Papers,” were published before he was went to Philadelphia in , where he was befriended by William Keith, Governor of Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and Virtue. Benjamin Franklin $ - $


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