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Benjamin Franklin’s Humor$
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Paul M. Zall

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780813123714

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.001.0001

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Seducing Paris 1776–1782

Seducing Paris 1776–1782

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(p.119) 7 Seducing Paris 1776–1782
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Benjamin Franklin’s Humor
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Paul M. Zall

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.003.0008

This chapter examines Benjamin Franklin's career as a member of the Continental Congress and his appointment in Paris as American commissioner in France. It suggests that despite Franklin's busy schedule with his official capacity he still found time for comic relief. The chapter provides the text of some of Franklin's humorous correspondence with his friends and colleagues.

Keywords:   Benjamin Franklin, Continental Congress, American commissioner, Paris, France, comic relief, correspondence

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