Abstracts From Ben Franklins Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728 1748 Kenneth Scott

ISBN: 9780806306612

Published: March 1st 2011

Hardcover

720 pages


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Abstracts From Ben Franklins Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728 1748  by  Kenneth Scott

Abstracts From Ben Franklins Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728 1748 by Kenneth Scott
March 1st 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 720 pages | ISBN: 9780806306612 | 10.23 Mb

Arranged chronologically from 1728 to 1748 during the period of Franklins personal charge, this useful reference tool consists of genealogical abstracts of the most important newspaper in 18th-century America--the Pennsylvania Gazette. ConcernedMoreArranged chronologically from 1728 to 1748 during the period of Franklins personal charge, this useful reference tool consists of genealogical abstracts of the most important newspaper in 18th-century America--the Pennsylvania Gazette.

Concerned with everything newsworthy, the Gazette featured a variety of human interest stories which, in contemporary terms, translate into strong genealogical fare, particularly under the professional scrutiny of the late Dr. Kenneth Scott. The pages of the Gazette record fires, accidents, crimes, desertions, mutinies, piracies, and, in the advertisements, listings of merchants, artisans, teachers, and shippers.

Births are rarely mentioned, but notices of marriage are much more frequent, while deaths appear quite often. The abstracts contained herein are reduced to the quintessential minimum consistent with the interests of research. The 12,000 persons indexed are by no means limited to Philadelphia or Pennsylvania, but appear in all the Colonies, especially New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.



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