The Resource Franklin : the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston, (electronic resource)

Franklin : the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston, (electronic resource)

Label
Franklin : the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue
Title
Franklin
Title remainder
the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan Houston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Alan Houston seeks to bring clarity to our understanding of Benjamin Franklin's political thought by making available, for the first time, a full and representative selection of his most important political writings. The entire text of the Autobiography is included alongside letters, essays, pamphlets, and manuscript notes
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1706-1790
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Benjamin
Dewey number
  • 973.2092
  • 973.3092B
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E302.6.F7
LC item number
A2 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Houston, Alan Craig
Series statement
Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Political culture
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Virtue
  • Social values
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Franklin : the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chronology; Bibliographical note; Biographical guide; A note on the texts; CHAPTER 1 The Autobiography; CHAPTER 2 Plan of Conduct (July-October 1726); CHAPTER 3 A Modest Enquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper--Currency (3 April 1729); CHAPTER 4 Apology for Printers (10 June 1731); CHAPTER 5 Rules for a Club Formerly Established at Philadelphia (1732); CHAPTER 6 Dialogue Between Two Presbyterians (10 April 1735); CHAPTER 7 To Josiah and Abiah Franklin (13 April 1738)
  • CHAPTER 8 A Proposal for Promoting Useful Knowledge Among the British Plantations in America (14 May 1743)CHAPTER 9 The Speech of Miss Polly Baker (15 April 1747); CHAPTER 10 Plain Truth: or, Serious Considerations On the Present State of the City of Philadelphia, and Province of Pennsylvania (17 November 1747); CHAPTER 11 Form of the Association into which Numbers are daily entering, for the Defence of this City and Province--With Remarks on each Paragraph (3 December 1747); CHAPTER 12 Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One (21 July 1748)
  • CHAPTER 13 Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania (October 1749)CHAPTER 14 Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, &c. (1751); CHAPTER 15 To James Parker (20 March 1751); CHAPTER 16 Rattle-Snakes for Felons (9 May 1751); CHAPTER 17 To Peter Collinson (9 May 1753); CHAPTER 18 To Peter Collinson (September 1753-January 1754); CHAPTER 19 Join or Die (9 May 1754); CHAPTER 20 Reasons and Motives for the Albany Plan of Union (July 1754); CHAPTER 21 To Governor Shirley (December 1754), with a Preface (8 February 1766)
  • CHAPTER 22 Preface to Poor Richard Improved: Father Abraham's Speech (7 July 1757)CHAPTER 23 To -- (13 December 1757); CHAPTER 24 To Lord Kames (3 May 1760); CHAPTER 25 On the Price of Corn, and Management of the Poor (29 November 1766); CHAPTER 26 To Lord Kames (25 February 1767); CHAPTER 27 Causes of the American Discontents Before 1768 (7 January 1768); CHAPTER 28 The Somersett Case and the Slave Trade (20 June 1772); CHAPTER 29 Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One (11 September 1773); CHAPTER 30 An Edict by the King of Prussia (22 September 1773)
  • CHAPTER 31 On a Proposed Act to Prevent Emigration ([December?] 1773)CHAPTER 32 Proposed Articles of Confederation (21 July 1775); CHAPTER 33 The Morals of Chess (before 28 June 1779); CHAPTER 34 To Madame Brillon: The Whistle (10 November 1779); CHAPTER 35 To Joseph Priestley (8 February 1780); CHAPTER 36 To Joseph Priestley (7 June 1782); CHAPTER 37 To Richard Price (13 June 1782); CHAPTER 38 To Robert Morris (25 December 1783); CHAPTER 39 Remarks Concerning the Savages of North-America (1783); CHAPTER 40 To Sarah Franklin Bache (26 January 1784)
  • CHAPTER 41 Information to Those Who Would Remove to America (February 1784)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (443 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280702167
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000353074
  • (EBL)275211
  • (OCoLC)252528050
  • (SSID)ssj0000157997
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11161539
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000157997
  • (PQKBWorkID)10147174
  • (PQKB)10408720
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC275211
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000353074
Label
Franklin : the Autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chronology; Bibliographical note; Biographical guide; A note on the texts; CHAPTER 1 The Autobiography; CHAPTER 2 Plan of Conduct (July-October 1726); CHAPTER 3 A Modest Enquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper--Currency (3 April 1729); CHAPTER 4 Apology for Printers (10 June 1731); CHAPTER 5 Rules for a Club Formerly Established at Philadelphia (1732); CHAPTER 6 Dialogue Between Two Presbyterians (10 April 1735); CHAPTER 7 To Josiah and Abiah Franklin (13 April 1738)
  • CHAPTER 8 A Proposal for Promoting Useful Knowledge Among the British Plantations in America (14 May 1743)CHAPTER 9 The Speech of Miss Polly Baker (15 April 1747); CHAPTER 10 Plain Truth: or, Serious Considerations On the Present State of the City of Philadelphia, and Province of Pennsylvania (17 November 1747); CHAPTER 11 Form of the Association into which Numbers are daily entering, for the Defence of this City and Province--With Remarks on each Paragraph (3 December 1747); CHAPTER 12 Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One (21 July 1748)
  • CHAPTER 13 Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania (October 1749)CHAPTER 14 Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, &c. (1751); CHAPTER 15 To James Parker (20 March 1751); CHAPTER 16 Rattle-Snakes for Felons (9 May 1751); CHAPTER 17 To Peter Collinson (9 May 1753); CHAPTER 18 To Peter Collinson (September 1753-January 1754); CHAPTER 19 Join or Die (9 May 1754); CHAPTER 20 Reasons and Motives for the Albany Plan of Union (July 1754); CHAPTER 21 To Governor Shirley (December 1754), with a Preface (8 February 1766)
  • CHAPTER 22 Preface to Poor Richard Improved: Father Abraham's Speech (7 July 1757)CHAPTER 23 To -- (13 December 1757); CHAPTER 24 To Lord Kames (3 May 1760); CHAPTER 25 On the Price of Corn, and Management of the Poor (29 November 1766); CHAPTER 26 To Lord Kames (25 February 1767); CHAPTER 27 Causes of the American Discontents Before 1768 (7 January 1768); CHAPTER 28 The Somersett Case and the Slave Trade (20 June 1772); CHAPTER 29 Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One (11 September 1773); CHAPTER 30 An Edict by the King of Prussia (22 September 1773)
  • CHAPTER 31 On a Proposed Act to Prevent Emigration ([December?] 1773)CHAPTER 32 Proposed Articles of Confederation (21 July 1775); CHAPTER 33 The Morals of Chess (before 28 June 1779); CHAPTER 34 To Madame Brillon: The Whistle (10 November 1779); CHAPTER 35 To Joseph Priestley (8 February 1780); CHAPTER 36 To Joseph Priestley (7 June 1782); CHAPTER 37 To Richard Price (13 June 1782); CHAPTER 38 To Robert Morris (25 December 1783); CHAPTER 39 Remarks Concerning the Savages of North-America (1783); CHAPTER 40 To Sarah Franklin Bache (26 January 1784)
  • CHAPTER 41 Information to Those Who Would Remove to America (February 1784)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (443 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280702167
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000353074
  • (EBL)275211
  • (OCoLC)252528050
  • (SSID)ssj0000157997
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11161539
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000157997
  • (PQKBWorkID)10147174
  • (PQKB)10408720
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511806889
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC275211
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000353074

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