Benjamin Harris

Journalist, Author

– 1716

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Who was Benjamin Harris?

Benjamin Harris an English publisher, a figure of the Popish Plot in England who then moved to New England as an early journalist. He published the New England Primer, the first textbook in British America, and edited the first multi-page newspaper there, Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick, from 25 September 1690.

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  • United States of America
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Died
1716

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on July 23, 2013

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