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The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Posted: May 9th, 2021, 2:54 pm
by Scurfield
The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).
1st American edition, published in in Boston in 1852 by Ticknor, Reed and Fields.

Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States.
The public domain text for this biographical book can be found on-line at
https://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/nh/lfp.html

Re: The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Posted: May 9th, 2021, 3:21 pm
by ColleenMc
Thanks for the suggestion!

There is also a version of this text included in Sketches and Studies by Nathaniel Hawthorne, available on Project Gutenberg:

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8091

Colleen

Re: The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Posted: May 9th, 2021, 3:23 pm
by DACSoft
Scurfield wrote:
May 9th, 2021, 2:54 pm
The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).
1st American edition, published in in Boston in 1852 by Ticknor, Reed and Fields.

Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States.
The public domain text for this biographical book can be found on-line at
https://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/nh/lfp.html
Also, there's a scanned copy of the 1952 edition at The Internet Archive:
https://archive.org/details/lifeoffranklinpi01hawt

Re: The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Posted: May 10th, 2021, 7:57 am
by ColleenMc
I was about to say be careful of 1952 edition in case anything was added or changed to put it under copyright, but then I looked at the link and it’s 1852, so all is well!

Colleen