The New-England Courant
To order an image, navigate to the full
display and click "request this image"
on the blue toolbar.
Choose an alternate description of this item written for these projects:
- Witness to America's Past
- MHS 225th Anniversary
This is the only surviving copy of the issue of The New-England Courant that contains Benjamin Franklin's earliest known published writing. The Courant, Boston's third newspaper, was founded by Benjamin's brother James Franklin (1697-1735) in 1721.