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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania gazette. [No. 764 (August 4, 1743)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06670.026 Author/Creator: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspapers Date: 4 August 1743 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Includes international news from various overseas newspapers. Announces the death of England's Princess Teresa Benedictina Maria Barbara of smallpox, and her sister's contraction of the same disease. 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, Women's History, Death, Smallpox, Epidemic

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