The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Regnery Publishing, 01‏/11‏/2005 - 256 من الصفحات
Benjamin Franklin is one of the most fascinating of the Founding Fathers - a polymath like Jefferson, a practical statesman like Washington, and a cynic and wit beyond parallel. Now, at last, in The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin, we finally get the rest of the story, in Franklin's own words.
Faithfully compiled and edited from Franklin's papers by Dr. Mark Skousen - Franklin's descendant, acting as his devoted secretary - this is the closest we will ever get to Franklin sitting down in his study in Philadelphia, dipping quill into ink, and finishing his autobiography.
Soon to be a classic of American history, the Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin is beautifully illustrated and designed - and a must-read, as we celebrate the 300th anniversary of Franklin's birth. On each page, the reader will discover what it truly means to be an American, what a precious heritage has been bequeathed to us, and how great the United States has been from the beginning, all seen through the eyes of the most colorful of the Founding Fathers.
 

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First Mission to London 175762
5
My Return to Philadelphia 176264
21
Second Mission to England 176475
31
Congress and the Declaration of Independence 177576
105
Minister to France 177678 The Treaty of Alliance
135
Minister to France 177879 An Ambassadors Life
157
Minister to France 177981 The War Continues
193
Minister to France 178183 Peace Treaty with England
247
The Creation of a New Nation 178587
329
My Final Years 1787
369
The Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Franklin 17TH of July 1788
393
Afterword
409
Important Dates
453
Cast of Characters
457
About the Compiler and Editor
467
Index
469

Minister to France 178385 My Last Years in Paris
285

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For nearly 30 years, financial economist and investment writer Mark Skousen has been collecting all the old wise adages, proverbs, and legends on Wall Street, based on in-depth interviews with old timers, reading rare financial books, and his own experiences in the financial markets. He has been the writer of Forecasts & Strategies since 1980.

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