Sarah Franklin Bache
Daughter of Benjamin Franklin
Sarah Franklin Bache
Sarah Franklin “Sally” Bache was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Deborah Read. She was a leader in relief work during the American Revolutionary War and frequently served as her father's political hostess, as her mother had died in 1774.
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Guide2 Midi-Pyrenees on radio Gascony FM - Guide 2 Midi-Pyrenees
Google News - over 5 years
The English language hour is hosted by Sarah Bache and if you would like to appear on the show Sarah would love to hear from you. She is interested in people from all walks of life, nationalities, young or old, as long as you can speak English and have
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New English language radio broadcast in Gascony - Guide 2 Midi-Pyrenees
Google News - over 5 years
Presented by Sarah Bache, the show will feature interviews, restaurant reviews, information on the area and much more - plus of course some music! The first show aired on 26th June and the interview was with Beks Banks, who runs a table d'hote in the
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Star-Spangled Story
NYTimes - almost 7 years
BETSY ROSS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA By Marla R. Miller Illustrated. 467 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30 Most historians dismiss the story about Betsy Ross making the first American flag. Yet despite a century of debunking, the legend endures. Across the country, schoolchildren still cut out five-pointed stars using the pattern that Ross, a
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Charles P. Kindleberger, 92, Global Economist, Is Dead
NYTimes - over 13 years
Charles P. Kindleberger, an economic historian who advanced the study of international finance and helped to devise the Marshall Plan for Europe's reconstruction after World War II, died on Monday in Cambridge, Mass. He was 92. Professor Kindleberger won fame for originating the idea that global markets could not entirely police themselves. He
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On Language; Tickety-Boo and NASA, Too
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: ENCLOSED IS AN article from The Houston Post of Feb. 12,'' writes Andrew Hero, the kind of specific citator that lexicographers like, ''which uses the expression tickety-boo.'' ENCLOSED IS AN article from The Houston Post of Feb. 12,'' writes Andrew Hero, the kind of specific citator that lexicographers like, ''which uses the expression
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sarah Franklin Bache
  • 1808
    Age 64
    Sarah Franklin Bache died in 1808 and is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia.
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  • 1794
    Age 50
    In 1794, she and her family moved to a farm outside Philadelphia, to the north along the Delaware River.
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  • 1780
    Age 36
    She raised money for the Continental Army and is known for her involvement in the Ladies Association of Philadelphia. In 1780, under her leadership, the group made 2,200 shirts for the soldiers in the Continental Army at the army's winter quarters at Valley Forge.
    More Details Hide Details The women often met to work together at Cliffs, a country estate owned by Samuel R. Fisher on the Schuylkill River, two miles north of Philadelphia. Bache loved music and reading, and was considered a skilled harpsichordist. When her father died in 1790, he left most of his estate to her. Among the items bequeathed to her was a small portrait of Louis XVI surrounded by diamonds, which she sold to finance a trip to London.
  • 1767
    Age 23
    Sarah married Richard Bache on October 29, 1767, although her family was worried about his financial position.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had eight children together: Sarah Bache was an ardent Patriot during the American Revolutionary War. She did extensive relief work. After her father's return in 1775 from a diplomatic mission to France, she frequently acted as his political hostess, as her mother had died in 1774.
  • 1743
    Born on September 11, 1743.
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