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20 June 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post-Boy (June 20, 1768).“The commodious Inn, in Princeton, long known...

Slavery Advertisements Published June 20, 1768

20 June 2018

The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era of the American Revolution. The project seeks to reveal the...

June 19

19 June 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Boston Weekly News-Letter (June 16, 1768).“A great Variety of Callicoes.” Even though he advertised...

June 18

18 June 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (June 18, 1768).“Lessening the unnecessary Importation of such Articles as may be...