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William Franklin, New Jersey"s last royal governor

Gerlach, Larry R.

William Franklin, New Jersey"s last royal governor

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Published by New Jersey Historical Commission in Trenton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, William, -- 1731-1813,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790,
  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A biography of Benjamin Franklin"s son, who as royal governor of New Jersey remained loyal to the British crown during the American revolution, securing his father"s lifelong enmity.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLarry R. Gerlach.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature
    SeriesNew Jersey"s revolutionary experience -- 13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23253344M

    William Franklin Last of New Jersey's royal governors, served from until arrest by revolutionaries in Illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin with unknown mother, raised by Franklin at Philadelphia home with common law wife, Deborah Read Franklin, and other children. The history of Franklin Township and the Raritan Valley was largely influenced by the Dutch settlers who came around They settled in this area by trading and bargaining for land with the Raritan Indians.. No document exists to prove conclusively whether the Township was named for William Franklin, Governor of New Jersey from to , or Benjamin Franklin.


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