Franklin

La science du Bonhomme Richard, ou Moyen facile de payer les impôts. / Traduit de l'anglois.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Standardized Title:
Way to wealth. French
Other Title:
Moyen facile de payer les impôts.
Edition:
Seconde édition, exactement semblable à la premiere.
Publication:
Philadelphie ; Et se trouve a Paris, : Chez Ruault, libraire, rue de la Harpe., 1778.
Format/Description:
Book
151, [5] p. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Subjects:
Success.
Maxims.
Stamp Act (1765)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- France -- Paris -- 18th century.
Notes:
"Despite the title, this work is really a compilation from various sources of documents relating to America in some way and assumed a publication life of its own apart from the separate printings of B. Franklin's 'Science.'"
Originally published: Philadelphia [i.e. Paris] : Ruault, 1777.
Title vignette: pastoral scene with two figures.
Cf. Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 777/42.
"La science du Bonhomme Richard," p. [1]-26, was translated by Antoine-François Quétant. "Poor Richard's speech had originally appeared in 1757 as 'Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people at a vendue of merchant-goods,' and came to be known as 'The way to wealth.'"--Echeverria & Wilkie.
"Interrogatoire de M. Franklin devant la Chambre des Communes," translated by Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, p. 27-81.
"Constitution de la République de Pensylvanie, telle qu'elle a été établie par la Commission Générale Extraordinaire ... ," p. 82-145.
"Interrogatoire de M. Penn a la barre du Parlement d'Angleterre," translated by Quétant and by Jean-Baptise L'Écuy, p. 146-151.
Bookseller's advetisements, p. [1-5] at end.
Penn Chronology:
1778.
Cited in:
Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 778/78.
Ford, P. L. Franklin, 114.
Contributor:
Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823.
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
L'Ecuy, J.-B. (Jean-Baptiste), 1740-1834.
Penn, Richard, ca. 1736-1811.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Pennsylvania.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.
Curtis Collection of Franklin Imprints (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
33880899
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