Summary ben left boston on september 25, 1723, and headed to new york he hoped to find work as a printer there, but he struck out with no money and no. Franklin dreamed of opening his own printing and publishing shop he asked his father for the investment capital but he thought ben was too young to be trusted. 17 january, 1706: franklin is born in boston ma 1716: franklin begins work at his father's candle shop 1718: franklin starts as apprentice printer working for. Ben franklin tees has your back we can take your artwork from the computer screen to variety of different apparel with custom screen printing & embroidery. When you hear the name “ben franklin”, you might think about the smiling face that appears on a hundred dollar bill you might already know about the role ben .
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