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Samuel Keimer

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16891742
an English printer and emigrant. He was the original founder of the Pennsylvania Gazette. On October 2, 1729, Benjamin Franklin bought this newspaper. In 1712 Andrew Bradford was the first person to start a printing business in Philadelphia. In 1723 Keimer opened a printing business near the Market-house in the city. Keimer and Bradford were then the ...
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Isaac Knapp

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1804, Jan 111843, Sep 14
an abolitionist printer, publisher, and bookseller in Boston, Massachusetts. He is remembered primarily for his collaboration with William Lloyd Garrison in printing and publishing The Liberator newspaper. He also co-founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society. His printing office was located on Congress Street (circa 1831) and then on Cornhill. In 1...
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Sarah Kemble Knight

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1666, Apr 191704-17051727, Sep 25
a teacher and businesswoman, who is remembered for a brief diary of a journey from Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, to New York City, Province of New York, in 1704–1705, which provides us with one of the few first-hand-accounts of travel conditions in Connecticut during colonial times.
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