Gloucester County's Most Famous Citizen: General Franklin Davenport 1755-1832. Frank H. Stewart.

Gloucester County's Most Famous Citizen: General Franklin Davenport 1755-1832

Woodbury, NJ: Gloucester County Democrat Print, 1921. First edition. Softcover. Papmphlet of 7 pp. in light blue stiff warppers printed in black. Fine. An address delivered by Stewart, President of the Gloucester County Historical Society, at the North Woodbury Presbyterian Grave Yard at the dedication of a memorial stone in January, 1921. Franklin Davenport (1755-1832) was a nephew of Benjamin Franklin. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1776. During the War for independence, he enlisted as a private in the New Jersey militia, eventually rising to the rank major general. He also served as a line officer during the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion, served in the State Assembly and as a U.S. Senator for the Federalists for a short time in 1798-99. Fine. Item #E24435

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