The life and letters of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

This book offers an in-depth look into the life and correspondence of one of America's founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. It provides an intimate portrayal of Franklin's personal and political life, detailing his contributions to science, literature, and the formation of the United States. The letters included in the book offer valuable insights into his relationships with other prominent figures of his time and his thoughts on various important events and issues.

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Total Points: 69

Since this book was first published in 1817, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 69.0.

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