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Massachusetts Historical Society | Silence Dogood: Benjamin Franklin in The New-England Courant

The New-England Courant

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The New-England Courant
This is the only surviving copy of the issue of The New-England Courant that contains Benjamin Franklin's earliest known published writing. The Courant, Boston's third newspaper, was founded by Benjamin's brother James Franklin (1697-1735) in 1721.