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Letters From France The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin 1776-1785

by Brett F. Woods

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Published by Algora Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Political,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Correspondence,
  • Diplomats,
  • Foreign relations,
  • France,
  • Sources,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States,
  • History: American

  • Edition Notes

    HC

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8090123M
    ISBN 100875864899
    ISBN 109780875864891

      The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin. Inventing America; the life of Benjamin Franklin. Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation. Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the first nations; the treaties of Letters from France; the private diplomatic correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, In , after the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin was sent by Congress to France to serve there as U.S. Commissioner. From this ambassadorial post he worked to gain French diplomatic, military, and financial support for the American cause. It is here, from , that he did his most important work. Yet his letters from.

    [Original source: The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 6, April 1, , through Septem , ed. Leonard W. Labaree. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, , pp. –] NHPRC. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is part of the National Archives. Through its grants program, the NHPRC. The diplomatic correspondence of the American revolution: being the letters of Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane, John Adams, John Jay, Arthur Lee, William Lee, Ralph Izard, Francis Dana, William Carmichael, Henry Laurens, John Laurens, M. Dumas, and others, concerning the foreign relations of the United States during the whole revolution: together with the letters in reply from the secret.

    Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin But there is another, more enigmatic aspect to his persona, that of the gifted intellectual who, during eight decisive years of the American Revolution, served as America's Minister to France. The son of William Franklin, Royal Governor of New Jersey, William Temple Franklin worked as aide to his grandfather, Benjamin Franklin, when the latter served as minister to France during the American Revolution. A bonvivant, Temple received his highest public appointment as Secretary to the American delegation at the Treaty of Versailles in , largely through the influence of his.


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Letters From France The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin 1776-1785 by Brett F. Woods Download PDF EPUB FB2

Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin - He has published several books with Algora — volumes of annotated correspondence that illuminate our understanding of key figures in early American history. : Letters From France The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin (HC) (): Brett F.

Woods: Books4/5(1). Letters from France: the private diplomatic correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, [Benjamin Franklin; Brett F Woods] -- "This selection of letters is an important contribution to the body of literature exploring French support to the American Revolution, and perhaps more importantly, provides an additional glimpse.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Letters From France The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin (HC) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5. Letters from France: the private diplomatic correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, [Benjamin Franklin; Brett F Woods] -- This selection of letters is an important contribution to the body of literature exploring French support to the American Revolution, and perhaps more importantly, provides an additional glimpse into.

Table of Contents for Letters from France: the private diplomatic correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, / edited and annotated by Brett F. Woods, available from the Library of Congress. The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin.

Comprising a Series of Letters on Miscellaneous, Litarary, and Political Subjects: Written Between the Years and ; Illustrating the Memoirs of His Public and Private Life, and Developing the Secret History of His Political Transactions and Negociations.

Now First Published from the Originals, Volume 1. Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, By Benjamin Franklin; Brett F. Woods Algora, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

The papers of statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat Benjamin Franklin () consist of approximately 8, items spanning the years towith most dating from the s and s. The collection's principal strength is its documentation of Franklin's diplomatic roles as a colonial representative in London ( and ) and France (), where he sought.

Additionally, Sparks compiled "The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being the Letters of Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane, John Adams, John Jay, [ ], M. de Lafayette, M. Dumas, and Others, Concerning the Foreign Relations of the United States During the Whole Revolution" (4 volumes, ) His interest in France is.

The collection's principal strength is its documentation of Franklin's diplomatic roles as a colonial representative in London ( and ) and France (), where he sought to win recognition and funding from European countries during the American Revolution, negotiated the treaty with Britain that ended the war, and served.

• Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin - • Neutral Ground — A Political History of Espionage Fiction • A Brave Man Stands Firm: The Historic Battles of Chief Justice Marshall and President Jefferson. Woods has previously published three books with Algora: Thomas Jefferson: Thoughts on War and Revolution (), Neutral Ground A Political History of Espionage Fiction (), and Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, ().

Benjamin Franklin () was a printer, author, inventor, scientist, philanthropist, statesman, diplomat, and public official. He was the first president of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery (); a member of the Continental Congress () where he signed the Declaration of Independence (); a negotiator and signer of the final treaty of.

Letters from France: The Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin is a book edited and annotated by Brett F. Woods (a professor of history). It was published in On page 14 there is a letter, datedfrom Benjamin Franklin to Mr [James] Hutton, who Franklin addresses as "My Dear Old Friend".

Letters from France the Private Diplomatic Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions. Benjamin Franklin sails to France, Oct.

26, By ANDREW GLASS. 10/26/ AM EDT. In a beautifully wrought diplomatic letter, Franklin apologized to. Letters from Paris and Other Cities of France, Holland, &c Franklin James Didier — Europe Written During a Tour and Residence in These Countries, in the Years17, 18, 19, and 20 ; with Remarks on the Conduct of the Ultra-royalists Since the Restoration.

The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin: The Portable Benjamin Franklin. Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation. The library of Benjamin Franklin. Letters from France; the private diplomatic correspondence of Benjamin Franklin.

Largely because of his diplomatic experience, and his world renown, Franklin had been Congress’s point-man on France from the beginning—before the beginning, in fact, having been appointed to a secret committee in tasked with seeking foreign support.Papers:43 items.

This collection contains copies of correspondence from Benjamin Franklin to his sister, Jane Franklin Mecom, as well as to others. There is also a copy of an essay by Benjamin Franklin relating to heat and cold inthe settlement of accounts in between Benjamin Franklin and David Hall at the end of their printing partnership, and an inventory of Benjamin.Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (Janu [O.S.

January 6, ] – Ap ) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and a scientist, he was a major figure in the American.