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Benjamin Franklin
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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U.S. diplomat, printer, writer, and inventor; helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; advanced the science of electricity (1706-1790)
  • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.
  • Some proposed to evade the order by changing the name of the paper; but my brother, seeing inconveniences in that, it was finally concluded on as a better way, to let it be printed for the future under the name of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; and to avoid the censure of the Assembly, that might fall on him as still printing it by his apprentice, the contrivance was that my old indenture should be return'd to me, with a full discharge on the back of it, to be shown on occasion, but to secure to...

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