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the official paper of the province. In 1721 Franklin established the New England Courant. The Cour strongly supported by Dr. Zabdiel Boylston. Franklin with great freedom of expression wrote of affe wrath of the provincial officials upon him. Franklin printed an item regarding pirate vessels in t for three or four years. The printshop of James Franklin was on the site of the Old Colony Trust Company. During these years Franklin printed an Arithmetic; a book on Music by Thomas Walter, stated ege, and many sermons by the Doctors Mather. Franklin printed books of superior grade, which did noeserved. Bankruptcy followed, and in 1727 James Franklin removed to Newport, R. I., where he enterec, and conducted a short-lived newspaper. James Franklin died February 4, 1738, on his thirty-eighhildren, and died April 19, 1763. While James Franklin was in Boston, 1722, he established a librest publications. The spiritual heir of James Franklin was Samuel Hall, who, Isaiah Thomas says, [2 more...]