Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by Himself, Together with Essays, Humorous, Moral and Literary, Chiefly in the Manner of the Spectator (Classic Reprint) by Benjamin Franklin (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by Himself, Together With Essays, Humorous, Moral and Literary, Chiefly in the Manner of the Spectator Thomas had learned the trade of blackfmith under his father; but po 'e ing a good natural underfianding, he improved it by fiudy, at the folicitatio a gentleman of the name of Palmer, who was at that time the principal inhabitant of the village, and who encouraged in like manner all my uncles to cultivate their minds. Thomas thus rendered himfelf competent to the funetions of a country attorney; foon became an c emial perfonage in the affairs of the village; and was one of the chief movers of every public enter. Prize, as well relative to the county as the town of Northampton. A variety of remarkable inci dents were told us of him at Eaton. After en ioying the efteem and patronage of lord Halifax. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.