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The Benjamin Franklin papers

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank Donovan.
SeriesThe Papers of the Founding Fathers
ContributionsDonovan, Frank Robert, 1906-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .F83 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5855793M
LC Control Number62017351
OCLC/WorldCa1124573

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This is a guest post by Julie Miller, a historian in the Manuscript Division. Half-length portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Wilson, Like Franklin, Wilson experimented with electricity; in the background of this painting, lightening strikes a village. Franklin sat for the painting while serving as a diplomat in London. The papers of Benjamin [ ]. The Benjamin Franklin papers primarily contains correspondence during Franklin's tenure in France. Divided into three series, letter to Franklin, letters from Franklin and miscellaneous. The material is arranged chronologically within each series.

  Franklin's longest work, and yet it is only a fragment. The first part, written as a letter to his son, William Franklin, was not intended for publication; and the composition is more informal and the narrative more personal than in the second part, from on, which was written with a view to publication/5(3). The Autobiography ends as Franklin wins his first skirmish while serving as Pennsylvania's agent in England. Thus his account brings the reader to the point at which Franklin's activity becomes international in scope and the proper concern of professional historians. Next About The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.


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Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street, in Boston, Massachusetts, on Januand baptized at Old South Meeting House. He was one of seventeen children born to Josiah Franklin, and one of ten born by Josiah's second wife, Abiah Folger; the daughter of Peter Foulger and Mary Benjamin's siblings were his older brother James and his younger sister Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography, Poor Richard, and Later Writings (Library of America) by Benjamin Franklin and J. Leo Lemay | Oct 6, out of 5 stars About the Papers of Benjamin Franklin. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin is a collaborative undertaking by a team of scholars at Yale University to collect, edit, and publish a comprehensive, annotated edition of Franklin’s writings and papers: everything he wrote and almost everything he received.

In a life spanning from toFranklin explored nearly every aspect of his. The papers of statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat Benjamin Franklin () consist of approximately 8, items spanning the years towith most dating from the s and s.

The collection's principal strength is its documentation of Franklin's diplomatic roles as a colonial representative in London ( and ) and France (. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin Sponsored by The American Philosophical Society and Yale University Digital Edition by The Packard Humanities Institute.

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In the summer of Franklin wound up his business in England as agent for the Pennsylvania Assembly and returned to Philadelphia. William Franklin was married in London.

Benjamin Franklin was born on Januin colonial Boston. His father, Josiah Franklin (), a native of England, was a candle and soap maker who married twice and had 17 children. The forty-third volume of the collected writings and correspondence of the American statesman, ambassador, and Founding Father Benjamin Franklin In late August,Franklin, John Adams, and the newly arrived Thomas Jefferson began their congressional commission to negotiate treaties of amity and commerce with twenty nations.

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first volume to come from a great scho /5(5). Benjamin Franklin was a printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its signers, he represented the United States in France during the American Revolution, and he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.

It is the product of a collaboration initiated in between the Packard Humanities Institute and The Papers of Benjamin Franklin under the editorship of Barbara Oberg. Many Franklin Papers editors and assistants at Yale have contributed to the project over the past fifteen years.

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin Yale University Library P.O. Box New Haven, CT A Collection of the Familiar Letters and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Franklin (Boston, ), p.

The earlier entries in the Journal are all recorded by specific date, but after Williams had gone back to Boston BF usually entered. Get this from a library. The papers of Benjamin Franklin. [Benjamin Franklin; Leonard Woods Labaree; Whitfield J Bell, Jr.; William B Willcox; Barbara Oberg; Ellen R Cohn; Alvin Eisenman; Walter Howe; American Philosophical Society,].

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