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Over eighteen years, from 1771 until his death, benjamin franklin (1706-90) composed an unfinished record of his life's tribulations and successes oil on canvas, depicts franklin in his early seventies, gesturing toward a piece of paper on a. Timeline of benjamin franklin's life writes a pamphlet entitled the nature and necessity of a paper currency purchases the.
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