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20 November 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Journal (November 17, 1768).“Will be presented, a Comedy called the JEALOUS WIFE.”...

November 19

19 November 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 19, 1768).“To be Sold at the GOLDEN EAGLE.” An advertisements that...

November 18

18 November 2018

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (November 18, 1768).“Preparing a number more Accounts to be left with different...

Slavery Advertisements Published November 18, 1768

18 November 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...