Meet the most unique of the Founding Fathers with this 1866 collection of Benjamin Franklin's writings. A brief biography (called a "memoir") is followed by selections from the autobiography Franklin left unfinished at his death.
History of exploration, particularly North American arctic, and search for North-west Passage. Section on Hall's Polaris expedition (p.568-651) contains lengthy extracts from diary of John Harron, steward of Polaris.
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