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Author: Benjamin FranklinWilliam Temple FranklinHenry ColburnCharles PyeJohn SwaineAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for Henry Colburn, 1818.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin .
London : Printed for Henry Colburn, 1818
(OCoLC)656970650
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; William Temple Franklin; Henry Colburn; Charles Pye; John Swaine; Sidney Hall; Henry Stevens, Jr.; Francis Bedford; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 2465648
Notes: Vol. 1: x, 449, lxxxviii p., [1] leaf of plates : port.; v. 2: xxxiii, 449 p., [1] leaf of plates : facsim.; v. 3: xvi, 570 p., [6] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., map.
Vol. 2 has additional t.p., with title and imprint: The private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ... comprising a series of letters on miscellaneous, literary, and political subjects ; written between the years 1753 and 1790, illustrating the memoirs of his public and private life, and developing the secret history of his political transactions and negociations ... London : Printed for Henry Colburn, 1817.
Plate in v. 1 with portrait of Franklin engraved by Chas. Pye; plates in v. 3 engraved by Sidney Hall or John Swaine.
Includes index.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, map ; 28 x 22 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. Life --
v. 2. Private correspondence --
v. 3. Political, philosophical & miscellaneous.
Responsibility: written by himself to a late period ; and continued to the time of his death, by his grandson William Temple Franklin ; now first published from the original mss. comprising the private correspondence and public negotiations of Dr. Franklin, and a selection from his political, philosophical, and miscellaneous works.

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