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" ... Franklin's grandson, William Temple Franklin, published his grandfather's Works in London, in 1817. Even since then it has passed through many editions, though it was in a great measure superseded by that work, which had the apparent stamp of authority,... "
THE STORY OF A FAMOUS BOOK: An Account OF DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY. - Page 9
by SAMUEL A. GREEN - 1871
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The Story of Some Famous Books

Frederick Saunders - English literature - 1887 - 208 pages
...remarkable fact, that a work destined to have so great popularity should first appear in a foreign tongue. It is, in fact, an English translation from a French translation of the original English ! Franklin tells us that from his earliest days he was passionately fond of reading, and that " all...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 27

Current events - 1871
...that work, which had the apparent stamp of authority, and was considered the genuine Autobiography. It is, in fact, an English translation from a French...readers of all ages. Besides its fascination, it is full of that sound sense and practical wisdom which were so characteristic of its author. Mr. Bigelow...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 27

American literature - 1871
...that work, which had the apparent stamp of authority, and was considered the genuine Autobiography. s in its mouth ; then laying the parts of the body together so as to join, it full of that sound sense and practical wisdom which were so characteristic of its author. Mr. Bigelow...
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