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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I.


VI. Franklin.

Bibliography.



A. Collected Works

1773. Oeuvres de M. Franklin … Traduites de l’Anglois sur la quatrieme Edition. Par M. Barbeu Dubourg. Avec des Additions Nouvelles …. Paris. 2 vols.
1779. Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces; Arranged under the following Heads, and Distinguished by Initial Letters in Each Leaf: (G.P.) General Politics; (A.B.T.) American Politics before the Troubles; (A.D.T.) American Politics during the Troubles; (P.P.) Provincial or Colony Politics; and (M.P.) Miscellaneous or Philosophical Pieces …. Now first col-lected …. London. [Ed. Vaughan, B.] Italian translation, Padua, 1783.
1780. Des Herrn D.Benjamin Franklin’s … sàmmtliche Werke Aus dem Englischen und Franzòsischen ùbersetzt … mit Einigen Anmerkungen versehen von G.T. Wenzel.
1787. Philosophical and Miscellaneous Papers. Lately written by B. Franklin. London. [Ed. Bancroft.]
1793. Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin. Consisting of His Life Written by Himself, together with Essays, Humorous, Moral, & Literary. Chiefly in the Manner of The Spectator. In two Volumes …. London [Ed. by Vaughan, Benjamin]. See Ford, P. L., Franklin Bibliography, Brooklyn, 1899, for a list of editions which are “practically reproductions” of the above.
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1806. The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, now first collected and arranged with Memoirs of his early life, written by himself. In Three Volumes …. London. [Ed. by Marshall.] 2d ed. [1811]
1818. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin …. Written by himself to a late period, and continued to the time of his death, by his Grandson; William Temple Franklin. Now first published from the original MSS. Comprising the Private Correspondence and Public Negotiations of Dr. Franklin, and a selection from his Political, Philosophical, and Miscellaneous Works. London. 3 vols. 4to. [Ford gives on the authority of Sabin an octavo issue in 6 vols., but doubts whether the first edition was so issued. “This is the first publication of any of the autobiography as written by Franklin, and of the third part in any form. It is followed by a continuation which is of great value.” Ford.] 2d and 3d eds. 6 vols. London, 1818.
French translation of a part of the edition in Memoires sur la Vie et les Ècrits de Benjamin Franklin. Paris, 1817–1819; German translation, 1817–1819, Weimar; 1829, Kiel; 1833, London. Vols. v and vi of the second edition, The Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin …. London, 1819, in 2 vols. 2d ed. London, 1819. 3d ed. London, 1819.
1818. The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, in Philosophy, Politics and Morals: containing, beside all the Writings published in former collections, his diplomatic correspondence … a variety of literary articles, and Epistolary correspondence, never before published: with Memoirs and anecdotes of his life. Vol. II. Philadelphia: Printed and published by William Duane. 1809. 6 vols.
Vol. I, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin … continued to the time of his death by his Grandson, William Temple Franklin. … Philadelphia, 1818. [“The editor added many pieces to what had hitherto been printed as Franklin’s, derived almost wholly from the books and MSS. which came into his possession by his marriage with the widow of Benjamin Franklin Bache.” Ford.] An Augmented Edition with a Postliminious Preface was published in Philadelphia, 1834. New York, 1845, 1859, 1861.
1840. The Works of Benjamin Franklin; containing several political and historical tracts not included in any former edition, and many letters official and private not hitherto published; with notes and a life of the author. By Jared Sparks.—Boston. 10 vols. Later editions: Boston, 1856; London, 1882. [“Mr. Sparks added some six hundred and fifty pieces to what had before been printed in editions of Franklin’s writings, with many long and scholarly notes, which in spite of succeeding editions still makes this among the most valuable.” Ford.]
1889. The Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin including his private as well as his official and scientific correspondence, and numerous letters and documents not included in any former collection, also the unmutilated and correct version of his autobiography, compiled and edited by John Bigelow.—New York. 10 vols. [“Mr. Bigelow has not only corrected many of Mr. Sparks’s errors, but has added some six hundred new pieces to what had hitherto been printed as Franklin’s.” Ford.]
1905. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin collected and edited with a life and introduction by Albert Henry Smyth.—New York. Reprinted, 1907.
[“385 letters and 40 articles not previously printed by any editor, all of which are from the pen of Franklin.” In spite of an avowed endeavour “to make the present edition as complete and as accurate as human industry can make it,” Smyth deliberately omitted certain pieces which he held unworthy of Franklin’s moral and literary character.]

B. Separate Works

1725. A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain …. London; Dublin, 1733. London, 1854. Printed as an appendix to Pàrton’s Life, 1864.
[1726.] Journal of Occurrences in my Voyage to Philadelphia …. (Printed by A.H. Smyth from a transcript in the library of Congress. Journal extends from 22 July, to 11 Oct., 1726.)
[1728.] Rules For a Club Established For Mutual Improvement (Title from Smyth).
1728. Articles of Belief and Acts Of Religion …. Philadelphia.
1729. A Modest Enquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper-Currency. … Philadelphia.
1735. Cato’s Moral Distiches Englished in Couplets. Philadelphia. (Intro-duction by Franklin.)
1735. A Defense of the Rev. Mr. Hemphill’s Observations …. Philadelphia.
1735. A Letter to a Friend in the Country, Containing the Substance of a Sermon Preach’d at Philadelphia in the Congregation of the Rev. Mr. Hemphill. … Philadelphia.
Some Observations on the Proceedings against the Rev. Mr. Hemphill. … Philadelphia, second ed., 1735.
[1743.] A Proposal for Promoting Useful Knowledge among the British Planta-tions in America. [Philadelphia.]
1744. An Account of the New-Invented Pennsylvanian Fire Places …. Phila-delphia.
1744. M. T. Cicero’s Cato Major, or his Discourse of Old Age …. Philadelphia. [Introduction by Franklin.] Reprinted: Glasgow, 1751. Philadelphia, 1758. Glasgow, 1758. London, 1778. Philadelphia, [1809].
1746. Reflections on Courtship and Marriage …. Philadelphia, Edinburgh, 1750. Philadelphia, 1758. n.p., 1759.
1747. Plain Truth, or Serious Considerations on the Present State of the City of Philadelphia, and Province of Pennsylvania. By a Tradesman of Philadelphia …. [Philadelphia]; German translation [1747].
1749. Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania. Phila-delphia.
1751. Experiments and Observation on Electricity made at Philadelphia in America. By Mr. Benjamin Franklin …. Communicated in several letters to P. Collinson …. London, 2d ed. London, 1754. 3d ed., London, 1760. French translation, Paris, 1752. “Second Edition,” Paris, 1756. German translation, Leipzig, 1758.
1751. Idea of the English School, Sketch’d out for the Consideration of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Academy. Philadelphia. (Printed as appendix to “A Sermon on Education” by Richard Peters.)
1751. The Importance of Gaining and Preserving the Friendship of the Indians. …. New York. (Letter appended attributed to Franklin.) London, 1751.
[1751.] Observations on the late and present Conduct of the French …. To which is added, wrote by another hand [Franklin]: Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, Etc. Boston, 1755. Reprinted, London, 1755. (The Observations were written in 1751.)
1753. Supplemental Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Part II, made at Philadelphia in America …. London. 2d ed. London, 1754. 3d. ed. 1762.
1754. New Experiments and Observations on Electricity …. Part III, London. 4th ed. 1765.
1754. Some Account of the Pennsylvania Hospital …. Philadelphia. Reprinted with continuation. Philadelphia, 1817.
[1754–6?] Plan For Settling Two Western Colonies in North America. (See Smyth’s ed., vol. III, pp. 358 ff.)
1757. An Abridgement of Mr. Hopkins’ Historical Memoirs …. Philadelphia. (Introduction by Franklin.)
[1757.] Poor Richard Improved …. Philadelphia. [Contains the collection of proverbs later issued separately as “Father Abraham’s Speech,” “The Way to Wealth,” etc. Ford, who does not profess to have made an exhaustive list, records over one hundred and fifty editions and reprints of the speech.]
1759. An Historical Review of the Constitution and Government of Pennsylvania …. London. Included in the editions of Duane and Sparks. Reissued separately by Duane, Philadelphia, 1808. Philadelphia, 1812, reissue of 1st ed.
1759. Some Account of the Success of Inoculation for the Small-Pox …. London.
[1759?] [Parable Against Persecution] Second version, London, 176–? [London, 1793].—German translation, Dessau, 1855.
1759. A True and Impartial State of the Province of Pennsylvania … Philadelphia.
1760. The Interest of Great Britain Considered with Regard to her Colonies, and the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadaloupe. To which are added, Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind …. London. 2d ed., London, 1761. Reprinted, Boston, 1760. 2d ed., 1760. Philadelphia, 1760. Dublin, 1760.
1764. Cool Thoughts on the Present Situation of our Public Affairs …. Philadelphia. Printed by W. Dunlap; also, the same date, Printed by A. Stewart.
1764. A Narrative of the late Massacres in Lancaster County …. [Philadelphia]; translated into German the same year.
1764. [A Petition to the King.]
1764. Remarks on a late Protest against the Appointment of Mr. Franklin An Agent for this Province. [Philadelphia.] German translation, [Germantown, 1764.]
1764. The Speech of Joseph Galloway, Esq …. [Preface by Franklin], Philadelphia, 2d ed., Philadelphia, 1764. London, 1765. German translation. Philadelphia, 1764.
[1766.] The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin …. [London, 1766]; another edition [London], with date 1767; [Philadelphia, 1766]; [New York, 1766]; [Boston, 1766?]; Williamsburg, 1766; Boston, 1766; [New London, 1766]; Strasbourg, [1767], (French translation); German translation, Philadelphia, 1766. Also published in several collections of tracts; see Ford,p. 133.
1766. Physical and Meteorological Observations and Suppositions …. Read at the Royal Society, June 3, 1756. London. (Originally printed in the Transactions of the Royal Society.)
1768. The Art of Swimming …. To which are added … An Advice to Bathers by the late Celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin. London, New York, 1818. London, 1854.
1768. The True Sentiments of America contained in a Collection of Letters. … London. Contains Franklin’s Causes of the American Discontents before 1768.
1768. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania [John Dickinson]. …. London. Preface to this ed. by Franklin. French translation, Paris, 1769.
1769. Experiments and Observations on Electricity …. To which are added, Letters on Philosophical Subjects. The Whole corrected, methodized, improved, and now first collected into one Volume …. London.
1770. Letters to the Merchants Committee of Philadelphia, submitted to the Consideration of the Public. [Philadelphia, 1770.] (Contains letters of Franklin dated 1769.)
1771. [Plan for benefiting distant unprovided countries. By Alexander Dal-rymple and Benjamin Franklin.]
1772. Report of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations of the Honourable Thomas Walpole, Benjamin Franklin, John Sargent and Samuel Wharton …. With Observations and Remarks. London. [The editors of Franklin’s works attribute the Observations to Franklin; Professor C.W. Alvord, in the [New York] Nation, 20 Aug., 1914, argues that the author was Samuel Wharton.]
1772. Two letters, addressed to the Right Rev. Prelates, who a second Time rejected the Dissenters’ Bill. London. (Franklin’s “Letter concerning persecutions in former Ages” appended.)
1773. Abridgement of the Book of Common Prayer …. London. (Preface and abridgement of Catechism and Psalms by Franklin.)
[1773.] Rules for Reducing a Great Empire to a Small One …. London. (Public Advertiser, Oct., 1773.)
1773. The Votes and Proceedings of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the town of Boston. London. (Preface by Franklin.)
1774. Considerations on the Agreement of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury with the Honourable Thomas Walpole and his Associates. … London.
1774. Experiments and Observations on Electricity … To which are added, Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects. The whole corrected, methodized, improved, and now collected into one Volume …. The Fifth Edition. London.
1774. Of the Stilling of Waves by means of Oil; extracted from Sundry Letters. … London.
1774. Principles of Trade [by George Whately] …. Second Edition corrected and enlarged …. London. (Notes by Franklin.)
1774. Scelta di Lettere e di Opuscoli …. Milan.
1775. Additions to Common Sense …. London. (Contains Franklin’s “Proposals for a Confederation of the United Colonies.”)
1778. [Franklin to Madame Helvètius. Two editions. Passy.]
1779. Remarks on the Rescript of the Court of Madrid … To which is added an appendix, containing … A Memorial of Dr. Franklin to the Court of Versailles …. London.
[1778 written.] [The Ephemera; an emblem of Human Life. Passy.] (Re printed in American Museum, Oct., 1790.)
1779. [The Whistle …. Passy]; Burlington, 1792. London, 1793. Paris, 1795, 1798. London, 1806, 1818.
[1779.] [The Morals of Chess. Passy.] London, 1797. Philadelphia, 1802. London, 1809, 1816, 1820. Philadelphia, 1824. Boston, 1841.
[1780.] [Dialogue Between Franklin And The Gout. In French and in English. Passy.] Paris, 1795, 1798. London, 1806.
[1781?] [The Handsome And The Deformed Leg. In French. Passy.]
1782. Numb. 705. Supplement To The Boston Independent Chronicle. Boston, March 12. Extract of a Letter from Capt. Gerrish, of the New-England Militia. (First Passy edition, folio sheet printed on one side.) Numb. 705. Supplement To The Boston Independent Chronicle. Boston March 12. Extract of a Letter from Capt. Gerrish …. [Also a copy of a Letter from Commodore Jones directed to Sir Joseph York.] (Second Passy edition, folio sheet printed on both sides. This edition was reproduced on a folio sheet inserted in Duane’s edition of Franklin’s works with the following heading: “Volume VII. Number 1095. Supplement to the Boston Chronicle. Monday, March 13, 1782.” This heading was erroneously given by Ford as that of the Passy edition.)
1782. Opere Filosofiche di Beniamino Franklin …. Padua.
1784. [Avis à ceux qui voudraient s’en aller en Amèrique. In French and in English. Passy.] Hamburg, 1786. London, 1794. London, 1796. German, [n.p. 179–?].
1784. Exposè des Expèriences qui ont ètè faites pour l’Examen du Magnètisme Animal. Lu à l’Acadèmie de Sciences, par M. Bailly, en son nom & au nom du M.M. Franklin, Le Roy, De Bourg & Lavoisier, le 4 Septembre 1784, … Paris. Reprinted, Paris, 1784.
1784. Rapport des Commissaires chargès par le Roi de l’Examen du Magnètisme Animal …. Paris, Reprinted, Paris, 1784. London, 1785. Philadelphia, 1837, and 2d ed., 1837.
1784. [Remarks concerning the Savages of North America. In French and in English. Passy.] Birmingham, 1784. Paris, 1794.
1784. Two Tracts: Information to those who would remove to America, and, Remarks concerning the Savages of North America. By Dr. Benjamin Franklin. London. 2d and 3d eds., 1784. Dublin, 1784. Padua, 1785.
1785. Maritime Observations …. Philadelphia. Paris, 1787. London, 1787.
1785. Observations on the Causes and Cure of Smoky Chimneys …. Philadelphia. London, 1787. 2d ed. 1785. Another, 1793.
1785. Observations on a late publication intituled Thoughts on Executive Justice. To which is added A Letter concerning Remarks on the same work [by Franklin] …. London.
[1786.] Description of a new stove for burning of pitcoal [read at a meeting of the American Philosophical Society, Jan. 28, 1786. Published in the Transactions, II, 57.]
1787. Avis aux Faiseurs de Constitutions. Par M. Benjamin Franklin. [Paris.]

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

This work was composed at four different times:

I. From 1706 to 1731 at Twyford in 1771.

II. From 1731 at Passy in 1784.

III. From 1731 to 1757 at Philadelphia in 1788.

IV. From 1757 to 1759 at Philadelphia in 1789.

Part I in French translation was printed at Paris in 1791—the first appearance in print of any portion of the autobiography. Part II was first printed in La Decade for February, 1798, and thence reprinted in Castèra’s edition of Franklin’s writings, 1798. Part III appeared first in W. T. Franklin’s edition—the first edition of the autobiography as written by Franklin. Part IV first appeared in Renouard’s edition of the writings, Paris, 1828. The complete work as Franklin wrote it was first published by Bigelow in 1868.

Continuations were supplied to the Paris edition of 1791 by Gibelin; by the editor of the Private Life, London, 1793; by Vaughan (from Stuber’s biography) in the Works, London, 1793; by Weems in 1815; by W. T. Franklin in the Memoirs, London, 1818; by the editor of the Edinburgh ed. of 1838; by Jared Sparks in 1840; by Weld in 1848; by Bigelow in Philadelphia, 1874; by H. E. Scudder in Riverside Literature Series, 1886; by D. H. Montgomery, Boston, 1888. By William MacDonald in the Temple Autobiographies Series, London, 1905.

1787. Mèmoires de la Vie Privèe de Benjamin Franklin, Ècrits par lui-mème et addressès à son fils …. Paris. [Many later editions. See Ford, P.L., Franklin Bibliography.]
1817. Corrèspondance Inèdite et Secrète … Publièe pour la première fois en France …. Paris. 2 vols. (Taken from vols. v and vi of Duane’s ed. of the Works.
1817. The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin … Now first published from the originals by his grandson William Temple Franklin. London. (Sold separately, but forms vol. III of the Works.) 4to. Another ed. in 2 Vols., 8vo, the same year; also a 2d and 3d ed. of the same in 1817. French translation, Paris, 1817. London, 1833.
1833. A Collection of the Familiar Letters and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Franklin; now for the first time published. [By Jared Sparks.] Boston, 1833. London, 1833.

Contributions to Periodicals

1722. The Dogood Papers. Fourteen communications signed “Silence Dogood” published fortnightly in the New-England Courant, 2 Apr. to 8 Oct. Editorial Preface to the New-England Courant, No. 80. (Issue of 4–11, Feb.) (1728– 9) The Busy-Body. Six numbers (1–5 and 8) contributed by Franklin to the American Weekly Mercury, 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb.; 5, 27, March. (1729) Preface to the Pennsylvania Gazette, 2 Oct. Announcement of Franklin’s editorial policy. (1730) A Dialogue Between Philocles And Horatio … Concerning Virtue and Pleasure. Penn. Gazette, 23 June. A Witch Trial At Mount Holly. Penn. Gazette, 22 Oct. (1731) An Apology For Printers. Penn. Gazette, June. (1732) Letter From Anthony Afterwit. Penn. Gazette, 10 July. Letter From Celia Single. Penn. Gazette, 24 July. Letter From Alice Addertongue. Penn. Gazette, 12 Sept. (1732–1764) Prefaces to Poor Richard. Philadelphia. (1733) A Meditation On A Quart Mug. Penn. Gazette, 19 July. (1734–1735) Protection Of Towns From Fire. Penn. Gazette, 4 Feb. (1743) Shavers and Trimmers. Penn. Gazette, 23 June. To the Publick. Penn. Gazette, 30 June. A reply to criticisms on “Shavers and Trimmers.” (1747) The Speech of Polly Baker. Gentleman’s Magazine, April. (1751) Exporting of Felons to the Colonies. Penn. Gazette, 9 May. (1752) Electrical Kite. A letter to Peter Collinson. Printed in Gentleman’s Magazine, Dec. [1754] Three Letters to Governor Shirley. Dated 17, 18, 22, Dec., 1754—first published in the London Chronicle, 6 and 8 Feb., 1766. (1755) A Dialogue between X, Y, & Z concerning the present state of affairs in Pennsylvania. Penn. Gazette, 18 Dec. (1756) An Act for the better ordering and regulating such as are willing and desirous to be united for military purposes within the province of Pennsylvania. [Passed 25 Nov., 1755.] Gentleman’s Magazine, Feb. (1757) Report of the Committee of Aggrievances of the Assembly of Pennsylvania. Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the Province of Pennsylvania, vol. iv, p. 697. [1758] Letter to James Bowdoin. On Chimneys, etc. Published in Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc., 1786. Dated 2 Dec., 1758. [1760] To The Printer Of The London Chronicle. “Of the Meanes of disposing the Enemie to Peace.” (1764) Remarks on a particular militia bill rejected by the proprietor’s deputy, or governor (signed Veritas). (1766) To the Printer of the Public Advertiser, 2 Jan. On the Stamp Act. To the Printer of the Gazetteer, 2 Jan. On the Stamp Act. To the Printer of the Gazetteer, 14 Jan. On the Stamp Act. To the Printer of the Gazetteer, 15 Jan. On the Stamp Act. Letter Concerning the Gratitude of America. 6 Jan. (1767) Remarks and Facts Concerning American Paper Money. Penn. Chronicle, June I. The Repeal of the Stamp Act. Penn. Chronicle, 23 Mar. On Smuggling. Lond.Chronicle, 24 Nov. (1768) Causes of the American Discontents Before 1768. Lond. Chronicle, 7 Jan. To the Printer of the Gazetteer, 8 Mar. Signed “New-England.” On the Labouring Poor. Gentleman’s Mag., April. To the Printer of the London Chronicle, 18 Aug. Queries, recommended to the Consideration of those Gentlemen who are for vigorous measures with the Americans. (1768) To the Printer of the London Public Advertiser. On the Difficulty of subduing the Colonies by arms. Signed N. N. 25 Aug. (1769) To the Printer of the London Chronicle, 9 May. On the spirit and character of the Colonies. Signed “A New Englandman.” (1770) To The Craven-Street Gazette, 22–26 Sept. (1772) Toleration in Old England and New England. Lond. Packet 3 June. (1773) An Edict by the King of Prussia. Gentleman’s Magazine, Oct. Rules by which a Great Empire may be reduced to a small one. Gentleman’s Magazine, Sept. Letter to William Brownrigg. Philosophical Transactions, LXIV, 445. (1774) The Rise and Progress of the Differences between Great Britain and her American Colonies. Addressed to the Printer of the Public Advertiser. On a Proposed Act of Parliament for Preventing Emigration. To the Printer of the Public Advertiser. [1777] [The Sale of the Hessians.] From the Count De Schaumbergh to the Baron Hohendorf (dated at Rome, 18 Feb.—date and place of first publications unknown). Vindication and Offer From Congress to Parliament. Public Advertiser, 18 July. (1784) A Letter from China. Dated 5 May—published in The Repository, May, 1788. Meteorological Imaginations and Conjectures. Dated May—published in Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, vol.II, p. 357. (1788) To the Editors of the Pennsylvania Gazette. On the Abuse of the Press. To the Editor of the Federal Gazette. A comparison of the conduct of the ancient Jews and of the anti-Federalists in the United States of America. (1789) An Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature in Pennsylvania, viz. The Court of the Press. Federal Gazette, 12 Sept. (1790) To the Editor of the Federal Gazette. On the Slave-Trade. [Dated 23 Mar.]

C. Biographical and Critical

Bessière, L. La Jeunesse de Franklin. Senlis, 1866.
Bigelow, John. Franklin’s Home and Host in France. Century Mag. Vol. 13, Mar., 1888. vol. 1–29
Bolton, S. K. Famous American Statesmen. 1888.
Brooks, E. S. True Story of Benjamin Franklin. Boston, 1898.
Brougham, H. In Statesmen, Ser. I. vol. 3. London, 1839.
Chaplin, Jeremiah. The Life of Benjamin Franklin. Boston, 1876.
Chasles, V.E.P. Franklin, Rèvue des deux Mondes. 4 ser. v. 26. 1841.
Choate, J.H. Abraham Lincoln, and other Addresses. 1910.
Condorcet, M.J.A.N.C., Marquis de. Èloge de M. Franklin lu à la sèance publique de l’Acadèmie des Sciences, le 13 Nov., 1790. Paris, 1791. Also in his Œuvres, vol.3. Paris, 1847–49.
Duane, W. J. (Editor). Letters to Benjamin Franklin from his Family and Friends, 1751–1790. 1859.
Dudley, E. L. Benjamin Franklin. 1915. (True Stories of Great Americans.)
Draper, J.W. Franklin’s place in the science of the last century. Harper’s Mag. Vol. 61 July, 1880.
Elsner, C.H. Befreiungskampf der Nord-Amerikanischen Staaten. Mit den Lebensbeschreibungen der vier berùhmtesten Mànner derselben … Stuttgart, 1835.
Fauchnet, Claude. Èloge Civique de Benjamin Franklin, Prononcè le 21 Juillet, 1790, dans la Rotonde, au nom de la Commune de Paris. Paris, 1790,
Fisher, S. G. The True Benjamin Franklin. Philadelphia, 1899.
Ford, P. L. Franklin Bibliography. Brooklyn, 1889. The Many-Sided Frank-lin. 1899.
Forster, John. Critical Essays. Vol.2. London, 1856.
Franklin, Joseph and Headington, J. A. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin.4th ed. St. Louis, 1880
Green, S. A. The Story of a Famous Book: An Account of Dr. Benjamin Frank-lin’s Autobiography. Boston, 1871.
Grolier club. Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin. 1906.
Hale, E. E. and E. E., Jr. Franklin in France; from original documents most of which are now published for the first time. 2 vols. Boston, 1887–8.
Hart, C. H. Franklin in Allegory. Century Mag. Vol. 19. Dec., 1890.
Hill, G.C. Benjamin Franklin. A Biography. Philadelphia, 1865, 1884.
Hubert, P. G., Jr. Inventors. 1893.
Hughes, Thomas. Benjamin Franklin. Contemporary Review. Vol. 35. July, 1879.
Hutchins, Samuel. Benjamin Franklin. Cambridge, 1852.
Jackson, M. K. Outlines of the Literary History of Colonial Pennsylvania. Lancaster, 1906.
Jastrow, Morris, Jr. Frankliniana in the University [of Pennsylvania] Library. Philadelphia, 1906. (In Rosengarten, J. G. Franklin and the University [of Pennsylvania] Philadelphia, 1906.) (Reprinted from the Pennsylvania Alumni Register, Feb.–Mar. 1906.)
Kell, Julius. Lebensbeschreibung B. Franklin's des thatkràftigen Mannes und freisinnigen Volksfreundes. Leipzig, 1843.
Lascaux, Paul de. Benjamin Franklin [In Bibliothèque de la librairie des livres utiles]. Paris, 1863. Mirecourt, 1864.
Livingston, L. S. Franklin and his Press at Passy. 1914.
Lodge, H. C. A Frontier Town and Other Essays. 1906.
Lord, John. American Statesmen. 1894. (In his Beacon Lights of history. 1884–96. Vol.7.)
Marble, Mrs. A.R. Heralds of American Literature. Chicago, 1907.
Bolton, S. K. Famous American Statesmen. 1888.
Brooks, E. S. True Story of Benjamin Franklin. Boston, 1898.
Brougham, H. In Statesmen, Ser. I, vol. 3. London, 1839.
Chaplin, Jeremiah. The Life of Benjamin Franklin. Boston, 1876.
Chasles, V. E. P. Franklin. Rèvue des deux Mondes. 4 ser. v. 26. 1841.
Choate, J. H. Abraham Lincoln, and other Addresses. 1910.
Condorcet, M. J. A. N. C., Marquis de. Èloge de M. Franklin lu á la sèance publique de 1'Acadèmie des Sciences, le 13 Nov., 1790. Paris, 1791. Also in his ÇEuvres, vol. 3. Paris, 1847–49.
Duane, W. J. (Editor). Letters to Benjamin Franklin from his Family and Friends, 1751–1790. 1859.
Dudley, E. L. Benjamin Franklin. 1915. (True Stories of Great Americans.)
Draper, J. W. Franklin's place in the science of the last century. Harper's Mag. Vol. 61. July, 1880.
Elsner, C. H. Befreiungskampf der Nord–Amerikanischen Staaten. Mit den Lebensbeschreibungen der vier berühmtesten Männer derselben &hellip Stuttgart, 1835.
Fauchet, Claude. Èloge Civique de Benjamin Franklin, Prononcè 1e 21 Juillet, 1790, dans la Rotonde, au nom de la Commune de Paris. Paris, 1790.
Fisher, S. G. The True Benjamin Franklin. Philadelphia, 1899.
Ford, P. L. Franklin Bibliography. Brooklyn, 1889. The Many–Sided Franklin. 1899.
Forster, John. Critical Essays. Vol. 2. London, 1856.
Franklin, Joseph and Headington, J. A. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin. 4th ed. St. Louis, 1880.
Green, S. A. The Story of a Famous Book: An Account of Dr. Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography. Boston, 1871.
Grolier club. Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin. 1906.
Hale, E. E. and E. E., Jr. Franklin in France; from original documents most of which are now published for the first time. 2 vols. Boston, 1887–8.
Hart, C. H. Franklin in Allegory. Century Mag. Vol. 19. Dec., 1890.
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