Author:Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

American polymath; a founder of the United States as a political nation; also wrote under the pseudonym Silence Dogood

Benjamin Franklin


  • Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written by himself, 1793
  • The posthumous and other writings of Benjamin Franklin (1819) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The works of Benjamin Franklin (1836) (editor Jared Sparks) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)



Published worksEdit

Continuation of the account of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1761 (external scan)
  • Observations on the late and present conduct of the French, with regard to their encroachments upon the British colonies in North America: together with remarks on the importance of these colonies to Great-Britain. With William Clarke, M.D., fl. 1755; (1755) (external scan)
  • The way to wealth; or, Poor Richard improved, 1758 1795 ed Undated copy
  • A true and impartial state of the province of Pennsylvania. 1759 (external scan)
  • An historical review of the constitution and government of Pennsylvania, 1759 (external scan)
  • The interest of Great Britain considered, with regard to her colonies. With Richard Jackson, d. 1787 (1760) (external scan)
  • The Parliamentary or constitutional history of England, 1761 (external scan)
  • A narrative of the late massacres, in Lancaster County, 1764 (external scan)
  • The Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin relative to the repeal of the American Stamp Act in MDCCLXVI, 1767 (external scan)
  • Political, miscellaneous, and philosophical pieces, 1779 (external scan)
  • Observations on Smoky Chimneys, Their Causes and Cure: With Considerations on Fuel and Stoves, 1793 (external scan)
  • The private life of the late Benjamin Franklin, 1793 (external scan)
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1771-1790) - published posthumously
  • Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin, consisting of his life, written by himself… (1793) (transcription project)



Works written as Silence DogoodEdit

Works about FranklinEdit

As Silence DogoodEdit

Works as publisherEdit


Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.