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Benjamin Franklin, an American man of letters.

by Bruce Ingham Granger

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS751 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14072922M
    LC Control Number64023360

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Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate in year of public. During the heyday of American individualism, Franklin’s story was taken up by educators whose books sold in the tens of millions. For instance, drawing on the Autobiography, Noah Webster included an page account of Franklin’s life in his Biography For the Use of Schools ().

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Benjamin Franklin: An American Man of LettersAuthor: Bruce I Granger. Benjamin Franklin, born in (adjusted from Old Style date ), died inis perhaps the most eccentric and broadly accomplished of all the nation's founding fathers, who is the only one to have signed all four major documents for a new nation: The Declaration of Independence (), the Treaty of Alliance with France (), the Treaty of Paris establishing peace with Great Britain.

Benjamin Franklin as a man of letters by John Bach McMaster,Arno edition, in English. Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Ezra Stiles This was Franklin's final and most famous description his personal faith.

He offers a concise "creed" and expresses skepticism about the Divinity Jesus. News of American resistance probably struck Franklin like a lightning bolt. It energized him, sending him into action. The British had always known he was an advocate for American interests, but they also respected him as a man of letters and science.

He was a man of. Bruce Ingham Granger is the author of Benjamin Franklin, An American Man Of Letters ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Benjamin Fran 2/5(1). Benjamin Franklin was born the 10th son of the 17 children of a man who made soap and candles, one of the lowliest of the artisan crafts.

He learned to read very early and had one year in grammar school and another under a private teacher, but his formal education ended at age   Benjamin Franklin: An American Man of Letters: Granger, Bruce I.: Books - or: Bruce I.

Granger. Benjamin Franklin as a man of letters by John Bach McMaster; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, American Authors, Statesmen, Accessible book; Places: United States; People: Benjamin Franklin (); Times: 18th century.

Cart; J Benjamin Franklin’s phonetic alphabet and the development of American English by Sal Robinson. Benjamin Franklin, it turns out, wasn’t content with playing a key role in the early American printing industry, establishing the first circulating library, and writing a bestselling almanac for twenty-five years running: the man also wanted to change the way Americans.

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Franklin, American printer, author, diplomat, philosopher, and scientist, whose many contributions to the cause of the American Revolution and the newly formed federal government that.

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Due to its licentious nature the letter was not published in collections of Franklin's papers in the United States during the 19th century. Federal court decisions from the mid- to late- 20th century cited the document as a.