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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania gazette. [No. 621 (November 6, 1740)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06949 Author/Creator: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, PA Type: Newspaper Date: 6 November 1740 Pagination: 4 p. ; 24.6 x 18.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Disbound. Trimmed at top with slight loss to masthead on p. 1 and some advertisements on p. 4.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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