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Father Abraham's speech

Label
Father Abraham's speech
Title
Father Abraham's speech
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1706-1790
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Franklin, Benjamin
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5386
LC item number
.F6 1758b
Literary form
non fiction
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Label
Father Abraham's speech
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Facism. made from the original in the Massachusetts Historical Society
  • Original t.p. reads: Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods; introduced to the publick by Poor Richard ... To which are added seven curious pieces of writing. Boston, Printed and sold by B. Mecom [1758]
  • First published in Poor Richard's almanac for 1758, and frequently reprinted under title: The way to wealth
Contents
Father Abraham's speech, introduced by Poor Richard.- The welcome guinea: a poem.- Consolation for the homely.- A grand compliment to the ladies.- The two sinners, the Pope and the Devil: a poetical tale.- An infallible cure for love.- An old song, wrote by one of our first New-England planters, on their management in those good old times. To the tune of A cobler there was, &c.- Poor Richard's description of his country wife Joan, in a song to the tune of The hounds are all out, &c
Control code
639292
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
22 p.
Lccn
65047868
Label
Father Abraham's speech
Publication
Note
  • Facism. made from the original in the Massachusetts Historical Society
  • Original t.p. reads: Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods; introduced to the publick by Poor Richard ... To which are added seven curious pieces of writing. Boston, Printed and sold by B. Mecom [1758]
  • First published in Poor Richard's almanac for 1758, and frequently reprinted under title: The way to wealth
Contents
Father Abraham's speech, introduced by Poor Richard.- The welcome guinea: a poem.- Consolation for the homely.- A grand compliment to the ladies.- The two sinners, the Pope and the Devil: a poetical tale.- An infallible cure for love.- An old song, wrote by one of our first New-England planters, on their management in those good old times. To the tune of A cobler there was, &c.- Poor Richard's description of his country wife Joan, in a song to the tune of The hounds are all out, &c
Control code
639292
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
22 p.
Lccn
65047868

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