benfranklinduplessisBenjamin Franklin was considered the archetypical American statesman in his time.  A businessman, a scientist, a politician, a diplomat, and an activist citizen, Franklin was the original “Renaissance Man” of America, and contributed to the formation of the United States in ways which are still felt today.

The Works of Benjamin Franklin (12 Volumes), published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons in 1904

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Volume 4

Volume 5

Volume 6

Volume 7

Volume 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12