This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by google as part of a project. Benjamin franklin's parents were josiah franklin and abiah folger josiah franklin was born in northamptonshire, england, in 1657, and came to the colonies in 1682 he worked as a candle and soap maker in boston. Learn about benjamin franklin's life and his significance as a scientist, writer, politician, elder statesmen, and diplomat in the history of america.
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