Franklin

Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. minister plenitpotentiary from the United States of America to the court of France, and for the Treaty of Peace and Independence with Great Britain, &c. / written by himself to a late period, and continued to the time of his death by his grandson, William Temple Franklin ; now first published from the original manuscript, comprising the private correspondence & public negotiations of Dr. Franklin, together with the whole of his political, philosophical & miscellaneous works.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Standardized Title:
Works. 1808
Other Title:
Vols. 2-6 have title: Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin in philosophy, politics and morals
Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin
Publication:
Philadelphia : T.S. Manning : W. Duane, 1808-1818.
Format/Description:
Book
6 v. : ill., maps, ports., facsims. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Contents:
v. 1. [Autobiography]
v. 2. American politics before the Revolution
v. 3. Philosophical; Essays and correspondence
v. 4. Political, before the Revolution
v. 5-6. [Correspondence].
v. 1. [Autobiography]
v. 2. American politics before the revolution.
v. 3. Philosophical. Essays and correspondence.
v. 4. Political, before the revolution.
v. 5-6. [Correspondence]
Notes:
Imprint varies: v. 1, Printed by T.S. Manning, 1818; v. 2, 1809; v. 3, 1808; v. 4-5, 1809; v. 6, 1817.
Added engraved title leaves; engraved plates.
Title varies: v. 1, Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ... written by himself ... and continued ... by ... William Temple Franklin; v. 6, The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, in philosophy, politics, and morals: containing his diplomatic correspondence ... Published ... by ... Wm. Temple Franklin.
Imprint varies: v. 1. Printed by T. S. Manning, 1818.--v. 2. 1809.--v. 3. 1808.--v. 4-5. 1809.--v. 6. 1817.
Added t.ps., engraved.
Local notes:
RBC copy imperfect: v. 1-2 only.
RBC copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2017 by Julia B. Leisenring.
RBC copy: each vol. bound in contemporary paper boards with printed spine label and untrimmed edges.
Penn Provenance:
Leisenring, Julia B. (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1808-1818
Cited in:
Shaw and Shoemaker 15043
Sabin 25605
Shaw/Shoemaker 15043
Contributor:
Franklin, William Temple, 1760-1823.
OCLC:
3051254
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