9780807805923

Benjamin Franklin's Letters to the Press, 1758-1775

Verner Winslow Crane
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 01/1950
Pages: 368
Cloth ISBN: 9780807805923

Description

This collection of Franklin's political writings contains more than double the number previously recognized as his. Much of this writing was performed during the intensive press campaigns for repeal by parliament of obnoxious measures, such as the Stamp Act and Townshend Acts. His letters reveal the adjustment he was making in his private ideas of British empire and American rights.

Originally published in 1950.

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