Benjamin Collins

(1715—1785) newspaper proprietor and publisher

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Specializing in periodicals, he founded the Salisbury Journal and London Chronicle. With J. Newbery, he wrote and published children's books (e.g. the Royal Battledore) (see15). Links with London underwrote his other book investments, including in Richardson’s Pamela.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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