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" So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three days I found myself in New York, near 300 miles from home, a boy of but 17, without the least recommendation to, or knowledge of any... "
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ... - Page 30
by Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 386 pages
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Now First Printed in England from ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1905 - 354 pages
...not appear or come away publicly. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three...pocket. My inclinations for the sea were by this time worne out, or I might now have gratify'd them. But, having a trade, and supposing myself a pretty good...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1906 - 268 pages
...not appear or come away publicly. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three...in New York, near 300 miles from home, a boy of but 1 7, without the least recommendation to, ew-Eiidand Courant. • DT *- ' ' — . — .— , _ ' —...
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The Heath Readers by Grades, Book 5

Readers - 1907 - 264 pages
...and in three days I found myself near three hundred miles from home, a boy of but seventeen, without knowledge of any person in the place, and with very little money in my pocket. I offered my service to the printer, old Mr. William Bradford. He could give me no employment, but...
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St. Botolph's Town: An Account of Old Boston in Colonial Days

Mary Caroline Crawford - Boston (Mass.) - 1908 - 500 pages
...of a New York sloop for my passage. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and, as we had a fair wind, in three days I found myself in New York, near three hundred miles from home, a boy of but seventeen, without the least recommendation to or knowledge...
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ST. Botolph's Gomn An Account of Dio Boston in Colonial Days

MARY CAROLINE CRAWFORD - 1908 - 540 pages
...of a New York sloop for my passage. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and, as we had a fair wind, in three days I found myself in New York, near three hundred miles from home, a boy of but seventeen, without the least recommendation to or knowledge...
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Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1909 - 236 pages
...not appear or come away publicly. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three...pocket. My inclinations for the sea were by this time worne out, or I might now have gratified them. But, having a trade, and supposing myself a pretty good...
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Franklins̓ Autobiography, Volume 10

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1910 - 216 pages
...not appear or come away publicly. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and, as we had a fair wind; in three days I found myself in New York, near three hundred miles from home, a boy of but seventeen, without the least recommendation to, or knowledge...
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Franklin's Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1912 - 274 pages
...being a young acquaintance of5 his. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three...recommendation to, or knowledge of, any person in thelO place, and with very little money in my pocket. Ill ARRIVAL IN PHILADELPHIA MY inclinations for...
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A Book of Prose Narratives

Chauncey Wetmore Wells - English prose literature - 1914 - 330 pages
...not appear or come away publicly. So I sold some of my books to raise a little money, was taken on board privately, and as we had a fair wind, in three...pocket. My inclinations for the sea were by this time worne out, or I might now have gratify'd them. But, having a trade, and supposing myself a pretty good...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1916 - 696 pages
...little money, was taken on board privately, and aŤ. we had a fair wind, in three days I found mj self in New York, near 300 miles from home, a boy of but...pocket. My inclinations for the sea were by this time worne out, or I might now have gratify'd them. But, having a trade, and supposing myself a pretty good...
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