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Benjamin Bache was the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. He became the leading Republican newspaper publisher in the United States. He established the General Advertiser in Philadelphia in 1790 and later the Aurora. Bache was unsparing in his criticism of George Washington, accusing him of nepotism, wasting public funds, coveting a monarchy and needlessly seeking war against France.
He was arrested during the Alien and Sedition Acts controversy, but was released. Bache died during a yellow fever epidemic in 1798.
American Revolution - Sarah Franklin Bache, daughter of Patriot Benjamin Franklin
Bache never became a successful businessman even though Franklin gave the couple several loans and helped them set up several stores in Philadelphia. Franklin was forced to support Sally and her family that included eight children (Benjamin ...
Johann Sebastian Bach Biography
Later that year Bach married Maria Barbara Bach, his cousin. Bach wanted to present MÃ¼hlhausen with what he called "well-ordered church music." His pastor, Johann Frohne, liked both the mass and the music to be simple. The brilliant Cantata No ...
Bach Grove Settlement
Between Bach School and the Bach Grove post office, there was a ford that crossed the Boone. It was at one time called Olmstead Ford, named for the man who lived there. In the early days, a stage coach line passed through here connecting Newton ...