The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Chapter III Summary & Analysis

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Chapter III Summary and Analysis

In London, Ben learns that the governor has an unsavory reputation and the letters of credit were worthless. A contact advised Ben to get a job, saying that he could learn a lot from the printers in London and would be far better off when he set up his own shop. Ben immediately got a job at Palmer's print house. He borrowed books from a shop, which later inspired him to set up a public library system in the States. Ben spends all his earnings on housing and entertainment. His new friend, Ralph, admitted he had no intention of returning to his wife and that he had no money. He was a good friend to Ben, but an expensive one. Ralph used Ben's name to get a job and cheated Ben out of money. The end of their friendship...

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