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The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 33: July 1 through November 15, 1780
     

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 33: July 1 through November 15, 1780

by Barbara B. Oberg (Editor), Benjamin Franklin
 

This volume, which covers the late summer and autumn of 1780, shows Franklin responding to adversity with courage, dedication, and resilience. During this period Franklin finds himself "terrified and vexed" by the "Storm of Bills," "indisposed by continual Anxiety," and bedridden with gout as the volume ends. However, he receives some advice on his health in the

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This volume, which covers the late summer and autumn of 1780, shows Franklin responding to adversity with courage, dedication, and resilience. During this period Franklin finds himself "terrified and vexed" by the "Storm of Bills," "indisposed by continual Anxiety," and bedridden with gout as the volume ends. However, he receives some advice on his health in the form of a poem by his witty neighbor Madame Brillon, and soon his health and spirits will revive.

Publication of this volume was assisted by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300070408
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Series:
The Papers of Benjamin Franklin Series
Pages:
660
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.63(h) x (d)

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