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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 41

19. Review of The Complete Works, in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin. Now First Collected and Arranged. With Memoirs of His Early Life, Written by Himself, Edinburgh Review (July 1806): 327-44.

Review of Benjamin Franklin’s collected works that begins with a slap at the United States. “Nothing, we think, can show more clearly the singular want of literary enterprise or activity, in the States of America, than that no one has yet been found, in that flourishing republic, to collect and publish the works of their only philosopher.”