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The Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Author

Kenneth A. Silverman - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9781101221761 | 272 pages | 07 Jan 1986 | Penguin Classics | 18 - AND UP
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Edited with an Introduction by Kenneth A. Silverman

Introduction

Chronology

Suggestions for Further Reading

Note on the Text


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Franklin's Outline of the Autobiography


Essays and Letters

A Receipt to make a New-England Funeral Elegy

Advice to a Friend on Choosing a Mistress

The Speech of Miss Polly Baker

How to secure Houses, &c. from Lightning

The Kite Experiment

The Way to Wealth

An Edict by the King of Prussia

From The Morals of Chess

The Elysian Fields

FromInformation to Those who Would Remove to America

An Address to the Public; From the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage

A Miscellany of Franklin's Opinions


Notes