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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't 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't 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;
Title
Father Abraham's speech to a great number of people, at a vendue of merchant-goods;
Statement of responsibility
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't 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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Subject
Language
eng
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Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B2127
  • 41122
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
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1706-1790
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Benjamin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Maxims
  • Success
  • Wealth
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't 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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http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/41122
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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
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 p., [1] folded leaf
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2052695-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2052695
  • (Sirsi) aas03017388
  • MAAR8107212903B
  • 318294
  • (OCoLC)62810105
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't 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://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/41122
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
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 p., [1] folded leaf
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2052695-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2052695
  • (Sirsi) aas03017388
  • MAAR8107212903B
  • 318294
  • (OCoLC)62810105

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