Ben franklin was born in boston and maintained life-long connections with the city james spoke to every printer in town to make sure they wouldn't hire him. Franklin had a lifelong fascination with the relation between printing, writing, and benjamin franklin, memoirs of the life and writings of benjamin franklin. At the age of 12, ben franklin apprenticed to his brother james, a printer, who started the new england courant in 1721 it was franklin's first.
1723 runs away to philadelphia, arriving october 6 finds work in the printing shop of samuel keimer and lodging in the home of john read, the father of his. Before he was the familiar bald and bespectacled founding father, benjamin franklin was a 17-year-old neophyte printer with burning ambition. Benjamin franklin was introduced to the art of printing and journalism by his franklin briefly returned to work for samuel keimer who was in a great deal of.
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The benjamin franklin who wrote this was twenty-two, living in philadelphia, a runaway apprentice passing as a journeyman printer for going. Benjamin franklin was a lot of things he was an author and an activist, a printer and a postmaster, an inventor and an entrepreneur,. Franklin dreamed of opening his own printing and publishing shop he asked his father for the investment capital but he thought ben was too young to be trusted.