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Bradford, Andrew (1686–1742)

Bruce J. Evensen

DePaul University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Andrew Bradford was Bradford, Andrew an important colonial printer and political journalist. While Benjamin Franklin characterized his competitors as “illiterates,” contemporary journalism historian Isaiah Thomas considered Andrew...
...Scott, John John Scott was born in Bermondsey, London, and died in Ratcliff, Hertfordshire. The son of a linen-draper, he was a Quaker and poet. A frequent contributor to the Gentleman’s Magazine, he was friendly with Elizabeth Montagu...

Godfrey, Thomas (1736–63)

Ralph McLean

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...A poet and playwright, Thomas Godfrey was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas Godfrey (1704–49), a glazier and inventor, who was part of Benjamin Franklin's Junto club. After his father's death, the younger Godfrey was apprenticed...

Tyler, Royall (1757–1826)

Jason Shaffer

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...Tyler was born William Clark Tyler on July 18, 1757, at Boston, Massachusetts. His Tyler, Royall Contrast, The Tyler, Royall Algerine Captive Sullivan, John Sheridan, Richard Brinsley School for Scandal, The Lincoln, Benjamin father...
...Cooke, William William Cooke was born in Calcutta and died in Kent on 14 September 1832. He attended Harrow School and matriculated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1780, but apparently did not graduate. He studied law and was admitted...

Bache, Benjamin Franklin (1769–98)

James D. Tagg

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...Benjamin Bache, Benjamin Franklin Paine, Thomas Jay Treaty Hamilton, Alexander (c. 1755-1804) Genêt, Edmond-Charles General Advertiser (Aurora) Franklin Bache was editor of the most important American newspaper of the 1790s. Steeped...
...Ingleby, Clement Mansfield Clement Mansfield Ingleby was born in Edgbaston, Warwickshire on 29 October 1823 and died in Ilford, Essex on 26 September 1886. The son of a Birmingham solicitor, he was educated at home because of ill-health....
...Gayley, Charles Mills Charles Mills Gayley was born in Shanghai, China, on 22 February 1858. The son of Irish-American missionaries, he was educated in London and Ireland, and moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan with his great-uncle in 1875, where...

Rose, Aquila (c. 1695–1723)

Ian J. Aebel

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...Early Ross, James Rose, Joseph Rose, Aquila Massachusetts Agricultural Society Keith, William Keimer, Samuel Franklin, Benjamin Breintnall, Joseph Bockett, Elias American poet and Enlightenment figure Aquila Rose best represents the hope...
...Wilmot, John, 2nd Earl of Rochester John Wilmot was born in Ditchely Manor in Oxfordshire on April Fool’s day 1647 and died in Woodstock on 26 July 1680 after a long painful illness. He was educated at Burford Grammar School and then Wadham...