James Franklin
Newspaper/Almanac Printer/Publisher
James Franklin
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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Trinity's Franklin is ferocious on the field, humble off the gridiron - Daytona Beach News-Journal
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(NJ | Peter Bauer) DELTONA -- At 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, James Franklin's profile fits the linebacker description. He is quite versed in linebacker-speak, such as this nugget one recent afternoon at tranquil Campbell Park, where Trinity Christian
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Driver who ran down woman in yard pleads no contest - Kansas City Star
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Lawyers agreed to ask Johnson County Judge James Franklin Davis for a sentence of 41 months. The pleas came after lawyers fought for months over issues that included prosecutor access to Conaghan's medical records. Conaghan was driving home from her
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Franklin showing poise as Mizzou QB - STLtoday.com
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Even as Mizzou grooms sophomore quarterback James Franklin for his first career start Sept. 3 against Miami (Ohio) at Faurot Field, it knows part of the growing process will mean Franklin makes mistakes. To offensive coordinator David Yost, though, ... - -
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Vanderbilt unsure who will call plays in opener - The Tennessean
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Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin is unsure whether he or offensive coordinator John Donovan will call plays this season. / JAE S. LEE / THE TENNESSEAN Offensive coordinator John Donovan wants it to be his voice delivering the play calls to Vanderbilt's
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Vanderbilt's Franklin getting physical - ESPN (blog)
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There are hands-on head coaches, head coaches who insist on being in the middle of everything, and then there's Vanderbilt's James Franklin. If you don't think Franklin's serious about putting his stamp on the Vanderbilt program this first ... - -
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Hi Ho Silver! holds special meaning for Mizzou's James Franklin - Kansas City Star
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COLUMBIA – A criticism heard often about as-yet-untested Missouri starting quarterback James Franklin is that he is simply too polite, too nice a guy. You can't have a conversation with Franklin without him ... - -
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What is up with Vanderbilt's recruiting? - ESPN (blog)
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Mitch Stringer/US Presswire Vanderbilt coach James Franklin, a former Maryland assistant, has shined on the recruiting trail. New coach James Franklin has been working like a mad man on the recruiting trail and currently has No
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Is Missouri the Big 12's Surprise Team? - AthlonSports.com
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The Tigers have had an impressive run of quarterbacks – Brad Smith, Chase Daniel and Blaine Gabbert – and James Franklin could be the next star to emerge. Franklin played sparingly last year, completing 11 of 14 throws for 106 yards and one score,
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Olathe man gets 'hard 50' in murder of his wife - Kansas City Star
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Following a long hearing in a packed courtroom, Judge James Franklin Davis found aggravating factors for “the hard 50,” a life sentence with no parole possible for 50 years. He also sentenced Hayes, 39, to 13 months more for pointing the gun at a man
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News 5 Learns USA Murder Victim's Name - WKRG-TV
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BREAKING NEWS The man who was stabbed to death Sunday in a dorm room on the South Alabama campus is 19 year old James 'Franklin' Dean. MOBILE, Alabama - Family members confirm the man who was stabbed to death Sunday morning in a dorm
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Missouri needs a QB: Is James Franklin up to the task? - Kansas City Star
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In the Missouri spring game in April, James Franklin hit 13 of 21 passes for 116 yards and threw a couple of touchdown passes. The three best career total-offense marks in the history of Missouri football are of recent vintage. ... -
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James Franklin addresses recruiting success and Vanderbilt's needs - The Tennessean (blog)
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Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin is pushing a product. And right now the prospects are liking his sales pitch. Franklin, who took a short break to vacation with his family at Disney World and in Destin this past week (he was still busy texting away,
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Franklin stirred into action - Stuff.co.nz
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DOING IT HIS WAY: "There are things to tidy up in my game,'' James Franklin says, "but the copout of being angry and all that stuff is not who I am.'' James Franklin is "shocked" at the logic given for sacking him as a New Zealand contracted player but ... - -
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James Franklin 'unlucky' to miss out on contract - Stuff.co.nz
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HAPPIER TIMES: James Franklin (right) will not be talking with Black Sticks captain Ross Taylor on the field this season. James Franklin is not everyone's cup of tea but one leading cricket figure in New Zealand wasn't too far off the mark when he ... - -
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of James Franklin
    THIRTIES
  • 1735
    Age 38
    After a long illness, James died in Newport in 1735, on his 38th birthday and 12th wedding anniversary.
    More Details Hide Details He was survived by Ann, leaving her with four young children to support alone, one child having preceded James in death. Ann Smith Franklin continued to operate the printing business until her death in 1763, publishing under the imprint of "The Widow Franklin", and producing books, almanacs, pamphlets, and legal announcements. Newspapers Almanacs Printed by James Franklin in Newport, for the colony of Rhode Island, and sold at his shop near the town schoolhouse: Other works
  • 1732
    Age 35
    On September 27, 1732, James published the first issue of the Rhode Island Gazette, by in size.
    More Details Hide Details Its run lasted only until May 24, 1733, and its issues were irregular. James was ill while living in Newport, but before his death, his brother Benjamin Franklin came for a visit. When Benjamin left for Philadelphia, he had with him his nephew, James Jr., and provided him with a printing apprenticeship thereafter.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1727
    Age 30
    Starting in 1727, James printed and published eight editions of the Rhode-Island Almanack, sometimes under the pseudonym "Poor Robin".
    More Details Hide Details They were printed in James' shop near the town schoolhouse, or at his printing-house on Tillinghast's Wharf, near the Union-Flag Tavern. With the assistance of Thomas Fleet, the almanacs were sold as far away as Pudding-Lane in Boston.
  • 1723
    Age 26
    James married Ann Smith, who came from a Puritan family, in 1723, on his 26th birthday.
    More Details Hide Details The ceremony, in Boston, was performed by the Rev. John Webb of the New North Church.
  • 1722
    Age 25
    The Courant was considered controversial, and James was imprisoned for four weeks in 1722 for writing "scandalous libel".
    More Details Hide Details The paper was suppressed in 1727 and they left Boston in the same year. At the invitation of James's brother, John, a tallow chandler, James and Ann moved to Newport. Here, they had five children, including Mary, Elizabeth, and James Jr. Here, too, James and Ann established the colony's first printing press.
  • 1721
    Age 24
    James began publishing the Courant in Boston in 1721 with wife, Ann, and brother, Benjamin, working alongside him.
    More Details Hide Details While at the Courant, James gathered a group, referred to by some as "The Hell-Fire Club", for assistance, and introduced "yellow journalism" to Boston.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1717
    Age 20
    In 1717, James returned to Boston from England with a Ramage press and a small quantity of type letters to start in the printing trade, and younger brother, Benjamin, became indentured to him.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1697
    Age 0
    Born on February 4, 1697.
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