Benjamin Franklin was George Whitefield’s publisher
Benjamin Franklin was George Whitefield’s publisher and friend. Whitefield’s fame and influence throughout the colonies made his sermons, journals, and biography hot sellers. Franklin saw the business opportunity and capitalized on it. See how an 18th century printing office operated and discover the pivotal role the printed word played in the Great Awakening.
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