The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Chapter II Summary & Analysis

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Chapter II Summary and Analysis

In New York, Ben,met William Bradford, the first printer in Pennsylvania, who did not have any work but referred him to his son in Philadelphia. The trip was a rough one. When he arrived in Philadelphia, he was hungry, exhausted, dirty and disheveled from the journey. When asked for 3 pennies worth of something, the baker handed him three giant rolls, which is when Ben realizes that not all the colonies were culturally identical. Walking down the road that day, Benjamin Franklin passed his future wife for the first time. Benjamin located Andrew Bradford, and although Andrew did not have work, he let Ben stay with him until he could find steady work. In the meantime, old Mr. Andrews brought him to his son's competitor, a new printer by the name of Mr. Keimer. Keimer did not know that...

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