James Franklin

Newspaper/almanac Printer/publisher
Born Feb 4, 1697

James Franklin was an American colonial author, printer, newspaper publisher, and almanac publisher. James published the New England Courant, one of the oldest and the first truly independent American newspaper.

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1697 Birth Born on February 4, 1697.


1735 38 Years Old After a long illness, James died in Newport in 1735, on his 38th birthday and 12th wedding anniversary. … Read More
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