William franklin (ca 1730/31-1813) was the thirteenth, and last, of new jersey's royal governors he was the natural son of philadelphia printer and diplomat benjamin franklin, through whose influence william was appointed to the new jersey governorship on 9 september 1762. The american revolution was a civil war as well as a war for independence the experience of benjamin franklin and his son, william, royal governor of new jersey, reveals america's internal struggle over the question of loyalty to england. William franklin francis folger franklin sarah franklin bache profession scientifique écrivain journaliste personnalité politique: présidents de pennsylvanie: benjamin franklin, né le 17 janvier 1706 à boston et mort le 17 avril 1790 à philadelphie, est un imprimeur,. Benjamin franklin by robert william service franklin fathered bastards fourteen so i read in the new yorker if its true in terms of courtin benny must have been a corker to be prudent ive page.
Illegitimate, only son of william franklin (last colonial governor of new jersey, mother unknown) and grandson of and secretary to benjamin franklin temple, as he was familiarly known, accompanied his famous grandfather to france in late 1776 and worked as secretary to the american diplomatic mission during the. William temple franklin, called temple, was born in 1760, the illegitimate (and only) son of william franklin, notably illegitimate as well, who sired him while a law student in london his mother is unknown, and the infant was placed in foster care. Benjamin and william franklin explores the issues that divided patriots and loyalists at the time of the american revolution by examining the lives of benjamin franklin - the most internationally renowned american revolutionary - and his son william, the last royal governor of new jersey, who. Benjamin and william franklin, father and son, patriot and loyalist is a very informative book this book shows how a father and son can go from loving one another to hating each other this book goes threw the steps that ben and will took throughout their lives to make them become who they were.
Benjamin franklin (januar 17, 1706 – apryle 17, 1790) wis an american statesman he has also been kent as the first american he has also been kent as the first american he wis a verra important fowk in the american revolution an helpit make the thirteen colonies one nation. Benjamin franklin (january 17, 1706 – april 17, 1790) was an american statesman and scientist he has also been known as the first american he has also been known as the first american he was a very important person in the american revolution and helped make the thirteen colonies one nation. William and benjamin franklin were partners and confidantes, working together to pursue land grants in the midwest william was engaged to elizabeth graeme, daughter of prominent philadelphia physician dr thomas graeme and granddaughter of pennsylvania's 14th governor, sir william keith.
About this collection the papers of statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat benjamin franklin (1706-1790) consist of approximately 8,000 items spanning the years 1726 to 1907, with most dating from the 1770s and 1780s. From benjamin franklin to william strahan: report on william pitt’s speech in the house of commons, [14 january 1766] to william strahan: report on william pitt’s speech in the house of commons al: pierpont morgan library. William franklin (1731-november 17, 1813) was the last colonial governor of new jersey william was a steadfast loyalist throughout the revolutionary war, despite his father's role as one of the most prominent patriots during the conflict, a difference that tore the two apart. The william franklin papers are a miscellaneous assemblage of letters and documents relating to the estranged only son of benjamin franklin, dealing largely with his years as royal governor of new jersey. Benjamin franklin (joseph siffred duplessis) and william franklin (by mather brown) benjamin’s son william franklin was most likely born around 1730 out of an illegitimate relationship that later became a common-law marriage.
After benjamin franklin's death in 1790, thomas jefferson, then secretary of state, wrote to the reverend william smith, who had been recruited by franklin to head the new philadelphia academy, recalling that there was “more respect and veneration attached to the character of doctor franklin in france than to that of any other person in the. Benjamin franklin, john woolman, william penn p f collier, 1909 - clergy - 397 pages 1770 reviews preview this book » what people are saying - write a review user ratings 5 stars: 456: 4 stars the autobiography of benjamin franklin benjamin franklin limited preview - 2008. In 1757 franklin’s ostensible role was to persuade the absentee proprietors of pennsylvania, the sons of william penn, to provide funds to the colonial assembly on a permanent basis, rather than to govern the colony through discretionary grants. Benjamin and william franklin: father and son, patriot and loyalist / edition 1 the american revolution was a civil war as well as a war for independence the experience of benjamin franklin and his son, william, royal governor of new jersey, reveals america's internal struggle over the question of loyalty to england.
In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by benjamin franklin, the mission of the franklin institute is to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning. William franklin (1730/31-1813) was benjamin's illegitimate son, and even though he took after his father in many ways, he wound up on the other side of the revolutionary war, forever breaking the. In a candid report to william legge, 2nd earl of dartmouth and the british secretary of state for the colonies, on this day in 1775, benjamin franklin’s illegitimate son, new jersey royal. View the profiles of people named benjamin franklin william join facebook to connect with benjamin franklin william and others you may know facebook.
Benjamin franklin was born on milk street, in boston, massachusetts, on january 17, 1706, and baptized at old south meeting house he was one of seventeen children born to josiah franklin, and one of ten born by josiah's second wife, abiah folger the daughter of peter foulger and mary morrillamong benjamin's siblings were his older brother james and his younger sister jane. One of the leading figures of early american history, benjamin franklin (1706-90) was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat born into a boston family of modest means. Benjamin franklin was born on january 17, 1706, at milk street in boston, massachusetts he was the fifteenth child born to josiah, and eighth to abiah josiah wanted to provide good education to benjamin, but just enough money to last for two years of school education. William franklin frse (c 1730 – november 1813) was an american-born attorney, soldier, politician, and colonial administrator he was the acknowledged illegitimate son of benjamin franklin the last colonial governor of new jersey (1763–1776), franklin was a steadfast loyalist throughout the american revolutionary war as his father was.