PART ONE: The AutobiographyNote
PART TWO: Selected WritingsPaln for Future ConductAdvice to a Young GirlThe Art of ConversationAdvice to a Young Tradesman"The Way to Wealth"
I. The Way to Wealth
II. Essays to Do GoodStanding Queries for the Junto"A Short Account of Liberty"Fire-FightingThe American Philosophical SocietyThe Pennsylvania Academy
III. The New Prometheus, I: Franklin the ScientistThe Young NaturalistThe MeteorologistExperimenter in ElectricityFranklin's KiteThe Lightning RodHuman SlaughteringThe Franklin's StoveThe First American CatheterThe Glass HarmonicaYouthful InventorBifocalsThe Long Arm
IV. THe New Prometheus II: Franklin and the RevolutionThe Stamp ActAfter RepealThe Weapon of SatireA Counsel of ModerationAmerica in ArmsThe French AllianceBusy Days"Let Us Now Forgive and Forget"Sketch of the Services of B. Franklin in the United States of America"
V. The Family ManDeborah ReadFranky Franklin's DeathKaty RayFranklin's London FamilyPolly StevensonThe Shipley GirlsDeborah's Last Lonely Years"A Thorough Courtier"The Ladies of FranceA Treaty of the HeartRejected SuitorHome Again
VI. Something of His ReligonA Practical Theology"A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and PainA Reconsideration of FreethinkinArticles of Belif and Acts of ReligionA Summary of Belief"Here is My Creed"
Notes on the Sources
Afterword: Imagining Benjamin Franklin