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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania gazette. [No. 743 (March 10, 1743)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06670.008 Author/Creator: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspapers Date: 10 March 1743 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Includes international news from various overseas newspapers. Humorous odes and papers about prominent British and French figures printed. Domestic news and classified ads inhabit pages 2 through 4. Section reserved for announcing the indentured servitude of residents and the return of runaway slaves.

People: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Government and Civics, Military History, American Indian History, Slavery, Runaway Slave, African American History, Fugitive Slave Act, Indentured Servant, Poetry, Humor and Satire, France

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