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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

A Biography

by Ronald W. Clark

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Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8103623M
    ISBN 100760754586
    ISBN 109780785818441

    He was never to see her again, for he was unable to return for ten more years; and before he arrived, Deborah died. InFranklin wed his old sweetheart, Deborah Read, with whom he had two children. Since the American Assemblies claimed as a primary right the privilege of taxing themselves, the Americans were outraged. At age 17, Franklin ran away from his apprenticeship to Philadelphia, where he found work as a printer.

    He also served as the President of Pennsylvania like the governor. New York: Charles E. New York. The instrument was so popular that Mozart and Beethoven, as well as others, composed music for it.

    Franklin visits Lord Grenville, president of the King's Privy Councilwho asserts that the king is the legislator of the colonies. His scientific pursuits included investigations into electricity, mathematics and mapmaking. Constitution Franklin was elected in to represent Pennsylvania at the Constitutional Conventionwhich drafted BENJAMIN FRANKLIN book ratified the new U. This, the most accurate edition of all so far published, served as a basis for Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography: A Norton Critical Edition and for the text of this autobiography printed in the Library of America's edition of Franklin's Writings. He was 84, suffered from gout and had complained of ailments for some time, completing the final codicil to his will a little more than a year and a half prior to his death. He "married" the girl whom he had courted before leaving for England, Deborah Read, and the two prospered.


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While in France, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN book was visited by his BENJAMIN FRANKLIN book friend Benjamin Vaughan, who had been sent by the British government to discuss peace negotiations.

Both letters are inserted at the beginning of Part Two, apparently to explain why Franklin continued to write after being estranged from his son William Temple, for whom the Memoirs were planned originally. Franklin nevertheless goes to England accompanied by his son, after stopping at New York and making an unsuccessful attempt to be recompensed by Loudoun for his outlay of funds during his militia service.

He spent the last two years of his life in "excruciating Pain," but wrote President Washington, "I am pleas'd that I have liv'd them, since they have brought me to see our present Situation.

But when a fresh disagreement arises between the brothers, Ben chooses to leave James, correctly judging that James will not dare to produce the secret indenture papers. He bequeathed most of his estate to Sarah and very little to his son William, whose opposition to the patriot cause still stung him.

Franklin was his 15th child and youngest son. InFranklin first publishes his Poor Richard's Almanacwhich becomes very successful. Later he bought Meredith's share and found himself in business alone.

The works of Dr. With his son as aide de campFranklin heads for Gnadenhut, raising men for the militia and building forts.

In he petitioned the U. The private life of the late Benjamin Franklin. This edition was printed partly by Franklin and partly by his partner in New York, James Parker; much of the edition was then sent to Boston to be bound.

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He also continues his profitable newspaper. Historical Society BENJAMIN FRANKLIN book Pennsylvania. He had carried his story only up to the point at which he began to be locally prominent in Philadelphia.

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Over several years, he worked to settle a tax dispute and other issues involving descendants of William Pennthe owners of the colony of Pennsylvania. Inthe British appointed him postmaster of Philadelphia, and he went on to become, injoint postmaster general for all the American colonies.

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