The Resource Franklin in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour, (electronic resource)

Franklin in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour, (electronic resource)

Label
Franklin in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates
Title
Franklin in His Own Time
Title remainder
A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In his time Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was the most famous American in the world. Even those personally unacquainted with the man knew him as the author of Poor Richard's Almanack, as a pioneer in the study of electricity and a major figure in the American Enlightenment, as the creator of such life-changing innovations as the lightning rod and America's first circulating library, and as a leader of the American Revolution. His friends also knew him as a brilliant conversationalist, a great wit, an intellectual filled with curiosity, and most of all a master ane
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Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
973.3092
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
F844 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bour, Isabelle
  • Hayes, Kevin J
Series statement
Writers in their own time
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  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Printers
  • Inventors
  • Scientists
  • Statesmen
Label
Franklin in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-186) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Chronology; Pehr Kalm, [Speaking about Natural History, 1748]; Daniel Fisher, [Extracts from the Diary, 1755]; House of Commons, The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (1767); Joseph Priestley, [Science, Religion, and Politics in London, 1769, 1795, 1802]; Josiah Quincy, Jr., [Franklin in London, 1774-1775]; John Adams, [Franklin as a Congressman and a Diplomat, 1775-1778]; Abigail Adams, [Franklin in Boston and Paris, 1775 and 1784]; Philip Gibbes, [Two Conversations with Benjamin Franklin, 1777-1778]; Arthur Lee, [Extracts from the Journal, 1777]
  • William Greene, [Franklin at Passy, 1778]John Baynes, [Franklin at Passy, 1783]; Andrew Ellicott, [This Venerable Nestor of America, 1785]; Benjamin Rush, [The Wisdom and Experience of Mellow Old Age, 1785-1789, 1805, 1806]; Winthrop Sargent, [My Dinner with Franklin, 1786]; Manasseh Cutler, [A Visit to Franklin Court, 1787]; James Madison, [Franklin during the Constitutional Convention, 1787]; Mary Stevenson Hewson, "Closing Scenes of Dr. Franklin's Life: In a Letter from an Eye-Witness" (1790); John Jones, "Short Account of Dr. Franklin's Last Illness by His Attending Physician" (1790)
  • Louis Lefebvre de La Roche, "On Franklin" (1800)Thomas Jefferson, [Anecdotes of Doctor Franklin, 1818 and 1821]; William Temple Franklin, [Anecdotes Relative to Dr. Franklin, 1818]; Robert Aspland, [A Conversation with Franklin's London Friends, 1821]; André Morellet, [Memories of Franklin, 1821]; Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, [A Short Account of Benjamin Franklin, 1825]; Roberts Vaux and a Canadian Numismatist, [The Sawdust Pudding Supper: Two Versions, 1835 and 1875]; Deborah Norris Logan, [Memoir of Dr. George Logan of Stenton, 1839]
  • Robert Carr, "Personal Recollections of Benjamin Franklin" (1864)Permissions; Works Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299834
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000092729
  • (EBL)843316
  • (OCoLC)727944924
  • (SSID)ssj0000522704
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11340959
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000522704
  • (PQKBWorkID)10538605
  • (PQKB)11213609
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse12492
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000092729
Label
Franklin in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates, edited by Kevin J. Hayes and Isabelle Bour, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-186) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Chronology; Pehr Kalm, [Speaking about Natural History, 1748]; Daniel Fisher, [Extracts from the Diary, 1755]; House of Commons, The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin (1767); Joseph Priestley, [Science, Religion, and Politics in London, 1769, 1795, 1802]; Josiah Quincy, Jr., [Franklin in London, 1774-1775]; John Adams, [Franklin as a Congressman and a Diplomat, 1775-1778]; Abigail Adams, [Franklin in Boston and Paris, 1775 and 1784]; Philip Gibbes, [Two Conversations with Benjamin Franklin, 1777-1778]; Arthur Lee, [Extracts from the Journal, 1777]
  • William Greene, [Franklin at Passy, 1778]John Baynes, [Franklin at Passy, 1783]; Andrew Ellicott, [This Venerable Nestor of America, 1785]; Benjamin Rush, [The Wisdom and Experience of Mellow Old Age, 1785-1789, 1805, 1806]; Winthrop Sargent, [My Dinner with Franklin, 1786]; Manasseh Cutler, [A Visit to Franklin Court, 1787]; James Madison, [Franklin during the Constitutional Convention, 1787]; Mary Stevenson Hewson, "Closing Scenes of Dr. Franklin's Life: In a Letter from an Eye-Witness" (1790); John Jones, "Short Account of Dr. Franklin's Last Illness by His Attending Physician" (1790)
  • Louis Lefebvre de La Roche, "On Franklin" (1800)Thomas Jefferson, [Anecdotes of Doctor Franklin, 1818 and 1821]; William Temple Franklin, [Anecdotes Relative to Dr. Franklin, 1818]; Robert Aspland, [A Conversation with Franklin's London Friends, 1821]; André Morellet, [Memories of Franklin, 1821]; Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, [A Short Account of Benjamin Franklin, 1825]; Roberts Vaux and a Canadian Numismatist, [The Sawdust Pudding Supper: Two Versions, 1835 and 1875]; Deborah Norris Logan, [Memoir of Dr. George Logan of Stenton, 1839]
  • Robert Carr, "Personal Recollections of Benjamin Franklin" (1864)Permissions; Works Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299834
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000092729
  • (EBL)843316
  • (OCoLC)727944924
  • (SSID)ssj0000522704
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11340959
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000522704
  • (PQKBWorkID)10538605
  • (PQKB)11213609
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse12492
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000092729

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