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Benjamin Franklin Representative selections, with introduction, bibliograpy, and notes   By: (1886-1964)

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Transcriber's Notes:

1. Passages in italics are surrounded by underscores

Words with gesperrt (wide) letter spacing are surrounded with =equals=

2. The editor of the original book marked some mispelled words with [ sic ], and these have been retained as written, uncorrected.

Additional words found to be mispelled have been corrected and are listed under "Spelling Corrections" at the end of this e text.

Additionally this work contains a large number of word spelling variations found to be valid in Webster's English Dictionary as well as several unverified spellings that appear multiple times and inconsistant word capitalization and hyphenation, all of which have been retained as printed. The interested reader will find an alphabetic "Word Variations" list at the end of this e text.

3. Numbered footnotes in Sections I VII of the Introduction have been relocated to the end of the Introduction and marked with an "i ". Lettered footnotes in the "Selections" have been relocated directly under the paragraph they pertain to.

4. Additional Transcriber's Notes are located at the "Poor Richards Almanack" facsimile reproduction beginning on page 225, and at the end of this e text.

AMERICAN WRITERS SERIES

HARRY HAYDEN CLARK General Editor

AMERICAN WRITERS SERIES

Volumes of representative selections, prepared by American scholars under the general editorship of Harry Hayden Clark, University of Wisconsin.

Volumes now ready are starred.

AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALISTS, Raymond Adams, University of North Carolina

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, Tremaine McDowell, University of Minnesota

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, Robert E. Spiller, Swarthmore College

JONATHAN EDWARDS, Clarence H. Faust, University of Chicago, and Thomas H. Johnson, Hackley School

RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Frederic I. Carpenter, Harvard University

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Frank Luther Mott and Chester E. Jorgenson, University of Iowa

ALEXANDER HAMILTON AND THOMAS JEFFERSON, Frederick C. Prescott, Cornell University

BRET HARTE

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, Austin Warren, Boston University

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, Robert Shafer, University of Cincinnati

WASHINGTON IRVING, Henry A. Pochmann, Mississippi State College

HENRY JAMES, Lyon Richardson, Western Reserve University

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, Odell Shepard, Trinity College

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, Norman Foerster, University of Iowa, and Harry H. Clark, University of Wisconsin

HERMAN MELVILLE, Willard Thorp, Princeton University

JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY

THOMAS PAINE, Harry H. Clark, University of Wisconsin

FRANCIS PARKMAN, Wilbur L. Schramm, University of Iowa

EDGAR ALLAN POE, Margaret Alterton, University of Iowa, and Hardin Craig, Stanford University

WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT, Claude Jones, Johns Hopkins University

SOUTHERN POETS, Edd Winfield Parks, University of Georgia

SOUTHERN PROSE, Gregory Paine, University of North Carolina

HENRY DAVID THOREAU, Bartholow Crawford, University of Iowa

MARK TWAIN, Fred Lewis Pattee, Rollins College

WALT WHITMAN, Floyd Stovall, University of Texas

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

[Illustration: Pen drawing by Kerr Eby, after an engraving by Mason Chamberlin

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

ÆT. 56]

Benjamin Franklin

REPRESENTATIVE SELECTIONS, WITH INTRODUCTION, BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND NOTES

BY FRANK LUTHER MOTT

Director, School of Journalism University of Iowa

AND CHESTER E. JORGENSON

Instructor in English University of Iowa

[Illustration]

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY New York · Cincinnati · Chicago Boston · Atlanta

COPYRIGHT, 1936, BY AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY All rights reserved

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