Later that year Franklin moved to a different printing shop in London

Later that year Franklin moved to a different printing shop in London

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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  back to his old energetic self, establishing a weekly discussion and debating club called  the Junto. In the spring of 1728, Franklin and a business partner, James Meredith, decided start  their own printing shop with a loan from Meredith's parents. They intended to start a  newspaper; when Samuel Keimer learned this he immediately started the  Pennsylvania 
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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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