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September 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “He has invented an HAIR-ROLL upon an entire new Construction.” In the 1770s, fashionable women preferred a towering hairstyle known as the high roll.  Their high hair testified...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Sep 2021

September 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Public Vendue, At the Auction-Room in Queen street.” Colonial consumers encountered advertisements for all sorts of goods when they perused the pages of the Boston Evening-Post...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Sep 2021

August 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Will make as good Allowance to Travelling Traders, &c. as if purchased of the Printer.” A portion of the commencement exercises at Harvard in 1771 generated such enthusiasm...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Aug 2021

July 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Brown Sugars of various Qualities.” Like most advertisements that ran in eighteenth-century newspapers, Joseph Barrell’s notice in the July 22, 1771, edition of the Boston...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Jul 2021

July 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Buy worth a Dollar, when you come, / And you may drink a Glass of Rum.” Lydia Learned received some free advertising in the July 15, 1771, edition of the Boston Evening-Post. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Jul 2021

June 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Jackson’s Variety Store.” William Jackson competed with many merchants and shopkeepers in his efforts to sell a “large & elegant Assortment of European, India and Hard...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Jun 2021

May 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The above Goods were Chose by ourselves and on the Lowest Terms.” Douglas Heron and Company advertised “An Assortment of Scotch and English GOODS” recently imported from...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 May 2021

May

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “A large and elegant Assortment of Chinces, Callicoes, printed Cottons … at the House of Mr. Russell in Long-Lane.” Following the custom of the time, the May 20, 1771,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 May 2021

April 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Rider from Boston to Northampton, Deerfield, &c.” Silent Wilde’s advertisement in the April 8, 1771, edition of the Boston Evening-Post testified to the dissemination...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Apr 2021

April 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “At the Black Boy and Butt.” Two advertisements in the April 1, 1771, edition of the Boston Evening-Post featured Black bodies on display, either as part of a device...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Apr 2021

March 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “She has resigned Business to her Son.” When Susannah Brimmer “resigned Business to her Son,” Andrew Brimmer, in 1771, she (or they) placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Mar 2021

March 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Susannah Brimmer … has resigned Business to he Son.” In the early 1770s, Susannah Brimmer ran a shop the South End of Boston.  In May 1771, she placed advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Mar 2021

February 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Massachusetts-Spy.” Just over six months after the Massachusetts Spy commenced publication in July 1770, printer Isaiah Thomas temporarily suspended the newspaper in...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Feb 2021

January 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Trial of … Soldiers in His Majesty’s 29th Regiment of Foot.” On January 14, 1771, John Fleeming announced that he would publish a pamphlet documenting...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Jan 2021

January 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A short Narrative of the horrid MASSACRE in BOSTON.” Commemoration and commodification of the American Revolution occurred simultaneously, the process beginning years...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Jan 2021

January 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Dr. Whitaker’s Sermon on the Death of Mr. WHITEFIELD.” In addition to publishing the Boston Evening-Post, printers Thomas Fleet and John Fleet sold a variety...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Jan 2021

December 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Royal Exchange Tavern … will be opened this Day as a COFFEE-HOUSE.” When Abigail Stoneman opened a new coffeehouse in Boston in December 1770, she attempted...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Dec 2020

November 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Those Customers who live in the Country are more particularly desired to pay some Attention to the above reasonable Request.” Extensive credit played an important role...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Nov 2020

November 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Ames’s ALMANACK is now in the Press, and will be published in a few Days.” Was it news or advertising or both?  Thomas Fleet and John Fleet, printers of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Nov 2020

September 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “It is presumed preference will be given to NAILS manufactured here.” As fall approached in 1770, the nonimportation agreement remained in effect in Boston.  Parliament...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Sep 2020

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