The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-06-07
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Franklin's life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, including his boyhood years, work as a printer, experiments with electricity, political career, much more.

Author Biography

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. 1
Editorial Notep. 9
Introductionp. 11
The Autobiography
p. 43
Two Lettersp. 133
p. 141
p. 161
p. 261
Franklin's Outlinep. 267
Biographical Notesp. 273
Franklin Chronologyp. 303
Selected Bibliographyp. 323
Indexp. 327
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