The Compleated Biography: (1757-1790)

The Compleated Biography: (1757-1790)

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ISBN-13: 9781596985292
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 07/28/2007
Series: Compleated Autobiography Series , #2
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
List of Illustrations     xi
Introduction     xv
Benjamin Franklin and His Autobiography: A Summary     xxiii
Preface   Benjamin Franklin (1789)     1
First Mission to England, 1757-62     5
Return to Philadelphia, 1762-64     21
Second Mission to England, 1764-75     31
Congress and the Declaration of Independence, 1775-76     105
Minister to France, 1776-78: The Treaty of Alliance     135
Minister to France, 1778-79: An Ambassador's Life     157
Minister to France, 1779-81: The War Continues     193
Minister to France, 1781-83: Peace Treaty with England     247
Minister to France, 1783-85: My Last Years in Paris     285
The Creation of a New Nation, 1785-87     329
My Final Years, 1787     369
Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Franklin, 1788-89     393
Afterword     409
Sources     417
Important Dates     449
Cast of Characters     453
About the Compiler and Editor     463
Index     465

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