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Your search for posts with tags containing Advertising Supplement found 18 posts

September

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (September 20, 1769). “TO BE SOLD …” The September 6, 1769, edition of the Georgia Gazette included a note from the printer indicating that “Advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Sep 2019

April 11

GUEST CURATOR: Bryant Halpin What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (April 10, 1769). “Sperma-Caeti CANDLES.” In this advertisement from the Supplement to the Boston-Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Apr 2019

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (November 2, 1768).“[No. 266.]” Earlier this week the Adverts 250 Project featured a supplement that accompanied the October 27, 1768, edition of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Nov 2018

October 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the New-York Journal (October 27, 1768).“SUPPLEMENT to the NEW-YORK JOURNAL OR GENERAL ADVERTISER.” John Holt’s newspaper lived up to the full...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Oct 2018

July 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 27, 1768).“THE subscribers … take this method of informing the publick, That they carry on the TAYLOR’S BUSINESS.” Many colonial printers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jul 2018

June 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (June 28, 1768).“TO BE SOLD, EXCEEDING good Rhenish WINE, in BOTTLES.” The proportion of news to advertising varied among...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Jun 2018

April 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Georgia Gazette (April 6, 1768).“WHEN I saw myself attacked again by your advertisement …” In the spring of 1768 John Joachim Zubly and Lachlan...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Apr 2018

March 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Connecticut Courant (March 21, 1768).“(For other Advertisements, see the Suppliment.)” Compared to newspapers published in most other towns and cities, Hartford’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Mar 2018

February

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the New-York Journal (February 20, 1768).“SAMUEL BROOME, And COMPANY, Have just imported … a beautiful assortment of European and India Goods.”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Feb 2018

January 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Detail from Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (January 14, 1767).“SUPPLEMENT to the PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE.” No advertisements were published in colonial America...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Jan 2018

October 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (October 30, 1767).“Ravens Duck, German Stripes, Holland Shirting.” It may appear that I have made an error in posting the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Oct 2017

October 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (October 8, 1767).“The Advertisements taking up so much Room, the several Articles intended for this Page are thrown into a SUPPLEMENT.” This notice...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Oct 2017

May 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (May 7, 1767).“SUPPLEMENT to the PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE.” The masthead of the Pennsylvania Gazette declared that it “Contain[ed]...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 May 2017

March 17

GUEST CURATOR: Daniel McDermott What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (March 17, 1767).“Just imported … LARGE Scotch Coal.” Since the eighteenth century,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Mar 2017

March 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? This is the orientation of these advertisements in the Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (March 10, 1767).“A Parcel of good large Parchment Skins,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Mar 2017

February 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Gazette (Februar 12, 1767).“To be SOLD by JOHN WINTER …” Yesterday I questioned whether an advertisement for an escaped slave appeared regularly...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Feb 2017

November 1

GUEST CURATOR: Carolyn Crawford What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Boston Evening-Post (November 10, 1766).“A fine assortment of neat pinchbeck shoe-buckles.” As I read this advertisement,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Nov 2016

June 25

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (June 25, 1766).“The surviving Copartners of Alexande Fyffe and Co. Give this Publick Notice.” “NOTWITHSTANDING the repeated notice the subscribers have...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Jun 2016

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