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Franklin - a Sketch (Benjamin Franklin) By John Bigalow
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Franklin - A Sketch is a quick look at the life of one of America's greatest men. This book is a perfect for an afternoon read, is interesting, entertaining, and able to be read and enjoyed again and... More > again. Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), one of the most eminent journalists, diplomatists, statesmen, and philosophers of his time, was born in the city of Boston, and in the colony of Massachusetts Bay, on the 17th of January 1706. He was the youngest of ten children, and the youngest son for five consecutive generations. His father, who was born at Ecton, in Northamptonshire, England, where the family may be traced back for some four centuries, married young, and emigrated to America with three children in 1682.< Less
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin By Benjamin Franklin
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have... More > called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin’s death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written. Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat.< Less
Benjamin Franklin: Self-Revealed By William Cabell Bruce
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Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed is a biography of Benjamin Franklin written by William Cabell Bruce in 1917. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. This... More > book won the Pulitzer Prize in 1918 for Biography. A Biographical and Critical Study Based Mainly on His Own Writings. Franklin, the Man of Business, Franklin, the Philosopher, Franklin, the Writer, Franklin, the Statesman, Franklin, the Diplomatist, have all been the subjects of separate literary treatment. The stretch between Franklin's weighty observations on Population, for instance, and the bright, graceful bagatelles, with which his pen occasionally trifled, was not a short one; but it was compassed by his intellect without the slightest evidence of halting facility. It is no exaggeration to say that this intellect was an organ lacking in no element of power except that which can be supplied by a profound spiritual insight and a kindling imagination alone.< Less
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Deseret Alphabet edition) By Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin (1705/1706–1790) was an American polymath and politician. He is is among the most important of America’s Founding Fathers. Franklin was the first American scientist to... More > be treated seriously by Europeans and becamea a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1756. His inventions and civic contributions are innumerable. Franklin made his fortune as a printer and newspaper publisher, but then used it to benefit the people at large. Franklin's Autobiography is a compilation of four documents written between 1771 and his death. It covers his life through 1757. Famous for its easy-going style, it is among the most remarkable rags-to-riches stories in all literature. Humble and honest, it recounts the hard work, determination, and continual self-improvement that made his success possible. This book is in the Deseret Alphabet, a phonetic alphabet for writing English developed in the mid-19th century at the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah).< Less
Experiments and Observations on Electricity made at Philadelphia in America By Benjamin Franklin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6,... More > 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin< Less
Four Great Americans: Washington. Franklin. Webster. Lincoln By James Baldwin
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This edition of Four Great Americans: Washington. Franklin. Webster. Lincoln A Book for Young Americans by James Baldwin is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Franklin - A Sketch By John Bigalow
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Description: Franklin - A Sketch is a quick look at the life of one of America's greatest men. This book is a perfect for an afternoon read, is interesting, entertaining, and able to be read and... More > enjoyed agaian and again. Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), one of the most eminent journalists, diplomatists, statesmen, and philosophers of his time, was born in the city of Boston, and in the colony of Massachusetts Bay, on the 17th of January 1706. He was the youngest of ten children, and the youngest son for five consecutive generations. His father, who was born at Ecton, in Northamptonshire, England, where the family may be traced back for some four centuries, married young, and emigrated to America with three children in 1682.< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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