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Written over the last twenty years of his life, and published after his death in 1790 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is an unparalleled work of literature and an excellent primary source in American history, written from the perspective of someone who was present at the creation of the United States. Franklin is an excellent writer and his prose is direct and clear and relatively easy for a modern reader to comprehend. The pdf version is an 1884 edition of the book that contains many helpful footnotes and annotations.
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