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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...
...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 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...
...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...
...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...
...Steele, Richard Richard Steele was born in Dublin in March 1672 and died at Carmarthen in Wales on 1 September 1729. His father, an attorney, died shortly before his fifth birthday. He was reared by his uncle and sent to Charterhouse...