benjamin franklin in london
Reviewed: “Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father” by George Goodwin
I tried. Hard. But… something about Benjamin Franklin is just… not that interesting to me at this time in my life. Which is not to say George Goodwin’s book is not good and packed full of information. It is. It’s just not the information that I’m going to sit and soak up right now. Benjamin… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.