Franklin was unfazed

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Franklin was unfazed. He soon found a job Samuel Palmer's printing shop in London,  where in February of 1725 he helped print an edition of William Wollaston's  Religion of  Nature Delineated.  Unimpressed by Wollaston's arguments, Franklin published an  anonymous essay in response. Called  A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity,  Pleasure and Pain,  it caught the attention of London's liberal freethinkers. Later that year Franklin moved to a different printing shop in London, then agreed to  work for a Quaker merchant named Thomas Denham back in Philadelphia. Franklin  sailed for America with Denham on July 23, 1726. Back home, he learned Denham's  business quickly. Soon, however, both Franklin and Denham fell gravely ill with pleurisy.  Nearly dying, Franklin recovered in March 1727; Denham died soon after. Franklin  returned to Samuel Keimer's printing shop and took up his old job. Before long he was 
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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