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MS 305 Papers of Jacob A.Franklin

Papers of Jacob Abraham Franklin (1809-77), editor of the Voice of Jacob, the predecessor of Jewish Chronicle newspaper: correspondence, 1840s-70s; paper containing a response to attacks in The Times on the Jewish faith; prospectus for a proposed magazine The Occident and American Jewish Advocate; papers of Ellis and Henry Franklin, trustees of the Jacob A.Franklin Trust, 1875-99; volume of cuttings from the Voice of Jacob, 1840s; typescript foreword by Henry Cohen, Texas, for an edition of extracts from the Voice of Jacob edited by Franklin, relating to American-Jewish affairs, 2 February 1909; typescript paper ‘The Lost Legion?’ on a proposed Jewish regiment in the nineteenth century, written by a descendent of Jacob Franklin, n.d. [1990s]

Date range:

1840s-1909, 1990s

Former references:



1 box


For other material relating to Jacob Franklin see MS 120 and MS 225.





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