Franklin’s Death

A nice posting on the anniversary of Dr. Franklin’s Death here, by Scott Bomboy, editor-in-chief of the National Constitution Center. excerpt/conclusion: Madison asked his colleagues in the House of Representatives to wear symbols of mourning for one month and they agreed. The Senate declined. The chamber was influenced by John Adams, who disliked Franklin, as …

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Play – Silas Deane, Franklin and Edward Bancroft

New comedy at West End Theater this weekend PORTSMOUTH — George Hosker-Bouley’s new comedy “Silas Deane – Not Just a Highway’’ will play June 6, 7 and 8 at the West End Theater. Performances are Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Reservations are recommended …

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