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Not Your Usual Founding Father

Selected Readings from Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Biography: general,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • The Americas,
  • American - General,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / American / General,
  • 1706-1790,
  • Archives,
  • Correspondence,
  • Franklin, Benjamin,,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdmund S. Morgan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10319248M
    ISBN 100300113943
    ISBN 109780300113945


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