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The Resource Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods : introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?, (electronic resource)

Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods : introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?, (electronic resource)

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Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods : introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?
Title
Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods
Title remainder
introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?
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Printer
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B2127
  • 41122
  • W17388
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • English Short Title Catalog
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1706-1790
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Franklin, Benjamin
Nature of contents
patent document
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1732-approximately 1776
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mecom, Benjamin
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  • Success
  • Wealth
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Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods : introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://find.galegroup.com/ecco/infomark.do?contentSet=ECCOArticles&docType=ECCOArticles&bookId=1409300200&type=getFullCitation&tabID=T001&prodId=ECCO&docLevel=TEXT_GRAPHICS&version=1.0&source=library&userGroupName=norm94900
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Note
  • A collection of the sayings of Poor Richard, presented in the form of a speech, and variously known as Father Abraham's speech, The way to wealth, and La science du Bonhomme Richard. First published as the introduction to Poor Richard's almanac for 1758
  • Signed on p. 16: Richard Saunders
  • The frontispiece, printed on the folded leaf, depicts "Father Abraham in his study" and is dated '1760' in the upper corner. On either side and below are verses addressed to Father Abraham. Below is the imprint: Printed by Benjamin Mecom, at the new printing-office, (near the Town-House, in Boston) where books are sold, and printing-work done, cheap
  • Evans, in recording the first edition, printed by Mecom in 1758, mistakenly gives a description of this, the second edition
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Dimensions
120.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16p., [1]folded leaf
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3376998-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3376998
  • (Sirsi) a3376998
  • (Uk-ES)006435164
  • (OCoLC)511034155
Label
Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods : introduced to the publick by Poor Richard, (a famous Pennsylvanian conjurer and almanack-maker) in answer to the following questions. Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the times? Won' these heavy taxes quite ruin the country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://find.galegroup.com/ecco/infomark.do?contentSet=ECCOArticles&docType=ECCOArticles&bookId=1409300200&type=getFullCitation&tabID=T001&prodId=ECCO&docLevel=TEXT_GRAPHICS&version=1.0&source=library&userGroupName=norm94900
Publication
Note
  • A collection of the sayings of Poor Richard, presented in the form of a speech, and variously known as Father Abraham's speech, The way to wealth, and La science du Bonhomme Richard. First published as the introduction to Poor Richard's almanac for 1758
  • Signed on p. 16: Richard Saunders
  • The frontispiece, printed on the folded leaf, depicts "Father Abraham in his study" and is dated '1760' in the upper corner. On either side and below are verses addressed to Father Abraham. Below is the imprint: Printed by Benjamin Mecom, at the new printing-office, (near the Town-House, in Boston) where books are sold, and printing-work done, cheap
  • Evans, in recording the first edition, printed by Mecom in 1758, mistakenly gives a description of this, the second edition
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Dimensions
120.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16p., [1]folded leaf
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3376998-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3376998
  • (Sirsi) a3376998
  • (Uk-ES)006435164
  • (OCoLC)511034155

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