Benjamin Franklin

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One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin was a printer, author, inventor, scientist and diplomat. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its chief signers. Franklin made important contributions to science, especially in the understanding of electricity, and is remembered for the wit, wisdom and the supreme elegance of his prose technique. This eBook presents Franklin’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Franklin’s life and works
* All the major works, with the original hyperlinked footnotes
* Texts based on the Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme 1806 edition of Franklin’s works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare letters and treatises
* Includes Franklin’s seminal autobiography
* Special criticism section, with 14 essays evaluating Franklin’s contribution to literature, science, politics and philosophy
* Features six biographies – discover Franklin’s incredible life
* Ordering of texts into chronological order and genres


The Works
Letters and Papers on Electricity
Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects
Papers on Subjects of General Politics
Papers on American Subjects before the Revolutionary Troubles
Papers on American Subjects during the Revolutionary Troubles
Papers, Descriptive of America, or Relating to that Country, Written Subsequent to the Revolution
Papers on Moral Subjects and the Economy of Life

The Autobiography
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1793)

The Criticism
Anecdotes of Doctor Franklin (1818) by Thomas Jefferson
The Late Benjamin Franklin (1870) by Mark Twain
Benjamin Franklin (1884) by Osgood E. Fuller
Benjamin Franklin (1884) by Carl Schurz
Benjamin Franklin (1885) by William Garnett
Benjamin Franklin (1888) by Sarah Knowles Bolton
Benjamin Franklin (1893) by Philip Gengembre Hubert
Benjamin Franklin (1900) by Paul Elmer More
Benjamin Franklin and Aid from France (1901) by Wilbur Fisk Gordy
Franklin (1906) by Charles William Eliot
Benjamin Franklin (1916) by Hamilton W. Mabie
Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed (1917) by Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Science and the Struggle for Liberty: Benjamin Franklin (1917) by Walter Libby
Benjamin Franklin (1923) by D. H. Lawrence

The Biographies
The Life of Benjamin Franklin (1829) by Mason Locke Weems
Benjamin Franklin (1839) by L. Carroll Judson
Benjamin Franklin (1876) by John S. C. Abbott
Franklin: A Sketch (1879) by John Bigelow
The True Benjamin Franklin (1898) by Sydney George Fisher
Benjamin Franklin (1911) by Richard Webster

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