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Ann Franklin documents

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ann Franklin documents
Ann Franklin documents
Ann Franklin documents


  • 2018-03-16 - 2018-03-16


Records include the petition from Ann Franklin to the General Assembly that she be allowed to print the Acts of the Colony and the General Treasurer receipts for services rendered by Ann Smith in her capacity as official printer to the colony.

Biographical / Historical

Ann Franklin, after the death of her husband, James Franklin, in 1735, continued his printing and publishing business, using his name until 1738, when she used "the Widow Franklin" in imprints.

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

337 Westminster Street
Providence RI 02903 USA