Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods; introduced to the publick by Poor Richard [pseud.] ... in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won't these heavy taxes ...

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Names
Mecom, Benjamin, 1732-ca. 1776 (Publisher)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1760
Place: Boston
Publisher: Printed and sold by B. Mecom
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KD 1760 (Franklin, B. Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people)
Genres
Pamphlets
Notes
Content: Portrait of Franklin, "drawn by T. Holloway from the bust modelled at Paris from the life, engrav'd by Allardice," inserted before front.
Citation/reference: Evans 8131
Content: Signed and dated: Richard Saunders. July 7, 1757.
Physical Description
Extent: 16 p. front. 8vo.
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14529676
RLIN/OCLC: 43743563
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9cee5a0-c606-012f-a9bf-58d385a7bc34
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