By Benjamin Franklin
Through the phrases of the elder statesman himself, The Autobiography and different Writings provides a extraordinary perception into the guy and his accomplishments and extra writings from Benjamin Franklin’s spouse and son offer a extra intimate portrait of the husband and father who chanced on himself a legend in his personal time.
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