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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Notes:||A collection of the sayings of Poor Richard, presented in the form of a speech, and variously known as Father Abraham's speech, The way to wealth, and La science du Bonhomme Richard. originally published as the introduction to Poor Richard's almanac for 1758.
Signed on p. 16: Richard Saunders.
The frontispiece, printed on the folded leaf, depicts "Father Abraham in his study" and is dated '1760' in the upper corner. On either side and below are verses addressed to Father Abraham. Below is the imprint: Printed by Benjamin Mecom, at the new printing-office, (near the Town-House, in Boston) where books are sold, and printing-work done, cheap.
Evans, in recording the first edition, printed by Mecom in 1758, mistakenly gives a description of this, the second edition.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 41122).|
|Description:||16 pages,  folded leaf : illustrations ; 18 cm (12mo)|
|Series Title:||Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 41122.|
|Other Titles:||Way to wealth|
|Responsibility:||introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won't these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?.|