Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Kneeland, Abner

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KNEELAND, Samuel, printer, b. in Boston, Mass., in 1696; d. there, 14 Dec., 1769. He was apprenticed to Benjamin Green, and for many years was printer to the government and council, printing also the laws and journals of the house of representatives. Besides many religious books and pamphlets, he published “The Gazette” from 1727 till 1741, and “The New England Weekly Journal” from 1741 till 1752.