John Henry Miller

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John Henry Miller (1702 Waldeck, Germany – 31 March 1782 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) was a printer and publisher who worked in the Thirteen colonies, most notably for Benjamin Franklin and William Bradford.


He came to America and was employed by Benjamin Franklin and William Bradford to superintend their German printing. He published the Gazette of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1752, and from 1762 to 1779 Der Wöchentliche Philadelphische Staatsbote. He did a large business throughout the colonies in printing almanacs, laws, school books, and the classics, and in reprinting English and German works.[1]

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  1. ^ A. G.. Roeber, "Henry Miller's Staatsbote: A Revolutionary Journalist's Use of the Swiss Past," Yearbook of German-American Studies, 1990, Vol. 25, pp 57-76