The Silence Dogood Letters

Benjamin FRANKLIN (1706 - 1790)

As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would not publish any of Benjamin's works, fifteen-year-old Benjamin sent letters to The New England Courant under the pseudonym Silence Dogood. A total of fourteen letters were sent, one each fortnight, between April and December of 1722. (Introduction by Darcy Smittenaar)

Genre(s): Early Modern, Essays, Letters

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - April 2, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:04:04
Play 02 02 - April 16, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:04:13
Play 03 03 - April 30, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:02:37
Play 04 04 - May 14, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:06:57
Play 05 05 - May 28, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:06:30
Play 06 06 - June 11, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:03:55
Play 07 07 - June 25, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:07:55
Play 08 08 - July 9, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:06:33
Play 09 09 - July 23, 1722 Darcy Smittenaar
00:05:38
Play 10 10 - August 13, 1722 Patti Cunningham
00:10:55
Play 11 11 - August 20, 1722 Patti Cunningham
00:04:48
Play 12 12 - September 10, 1722 Patti Cunningham
00:05:54
Play 13 13 - September 24, 1722 Patti Cunningham
00:04:44
Play 14 14 - October 8, 1722 Patti Cunningham
00:06:08