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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Pennsylvania gazette. [Nos. 42-315] [Incomplete]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03438 Author/Creator: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspapers Date: 1729 - 1734 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Samuel Kaimer began publishing the Gazette on Dec. 24, 1728 and sold the paper to Franklin and Meredith in 1729 with issue no. 40. The partnership dissolved as early as 7/14/1730 although Meredith's name was kept on the colophon through 5/4/1732; Franklin's name appears alone beginning with issue no. 180 (5/11/1732). 223 issues Volume includes issues: 42-52, 55, 57-61, 63-64, 66-67, 73, 76, 78, 80-94, 97-99, 102-107, 109-118, 120-136, 138, 141-149, 151-159, 161-166, 168-172, 174-192, 194-195, 197-198, 202, 212-215, 217-223, 225-236, 238-241, 243-251, 253-259, 261-307, 309 and 313-315 (Oct. 9 1729- Dec. 12 1734). Volume LACKS: 53-54, 56, 62, 65, 68-72, 74-75, 77, 79, 95-96, 100-101, 108, 119, 137, 139-140, 150, 160, 167, 173, 193, 196, 199-201, 203-211, 216, 224, 237, 242, 252, 260, 308 and 310-312. "Mr. Jones" appears written on the tops of issue nos. 61, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68 and 73. Not paginated. Pages per issue are usually four, except for nos. 43-52 and 55.

People: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Meredith, Hugh, ca. 1697-1749.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: American Statesmen, Journalism, Government and Civics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

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