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Records and correspondence
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin .
London : Printed for Henry Colburn, 1818-1819
|Named Person:||Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benjamin Franklin; William Temple Franklin; Henry Colburn; Charles Pye; Sidney Hall; John Swaine; Henry Stevens, Jr.; W Pratt; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Vol. 1: xii, 541 p.,  leaf of plates : port.; v. 2: 452 p.; v. 3: xxiv, 486 p.,  leaf of plates (folded) : facsim.; v. 4: xi, 480 p.; v. 5: xvi, 493 p.; v. 6: viii, 523,  p.,  leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill., map.
Vols. 3-4 have added special t.p., dated 1817, with title: The private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ...
Vols. 5-6 have added special t.p., dated 1819, with title: Posthumous and other writings of Benjamin Franklin ...
Plate in v. 1 with portrait of Franklin engraved by Chas. Pye; plates in vols. 3 and 6 engraved by Sidney Hall or John Swaine.
Vol. 6 contains index. Publisher's advertisements: v. 4: p. -480; v. 6:  p. at end.
LC copy imperfect: v. 5 lacks collective t.p. and v. 6 lacks 1 leaf of plates.
|Description:||6 volumes : illustrations, map ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. 1-2. Life --
v. 3-4. Correspondence --
v. 4-5. Posthumous and other writings.
|Other Titles:||Private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin
Posthumous and other writings of Benjamin Franklin
|Responsibility:||written by himself to a late period ; and continued to the time of his death by the grandson, William Temple Franklin ; comprising the private correspondence and public negociations [sic] of Dr. Franklin and his select political, philosophical, and miscellaneous works, published from the original mss.|