Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Benjamin Franklin” in chapter 1 of Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1:
...vation of the winter camp.
Our mother was very proud of her great-grandmother Catherine's memory, treasured her rat-tail spoons and her wedding stockings of orange silk, and was fond of telling how Benjamin Franklin admired and corresponded with her. Some of Franklin's letters have been preserved.
He speaks of his wife as the old lady, but says he has got so used to her faults that they are like his own &mdas...
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