This Autobiography was Franklin's work in progress over the span of his life, which included written correspondence with family and acquaintances. It's pretty much copied in text from his hand written prose, which included colloquial terms for that period. A very enlightening insight to one of our nations Founding Fathers....
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Paperback)
Prepared by the editors of The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, this edition is drawn with scrupulous care from the original manuscript in Franklin's handwriting now in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. The introduction by Leonard W. Labaree places the autobiography in literary and historical contexts. In a new foreword, Edmund S. Morgan writes about Franklin's dual allegiance as an American and a subject of an English kingand his emergence as a leader of the American Revolution. This edition also includes biographical notes, a chronology of Franklin's life, and an updated bibliography.
|Genre||BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political|
|Publisher Date||2003-06-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Yale Univ Pr|
|Unit weight||0.6 lb|
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This Autobiography was Franklin's work in progress over the span of his life, which included written correspondence with family and acquaintances. It's pretty much copied in text from his hand written prose, which included colloquial terms for that period. A very enlightening insight to one of our nations Founding Fathers.Read More
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