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October 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “SARAH DAWSON, the Widow of JOSEPH DAWSON, Gardener.” Compared to their male counterparts, relatively few female entrepreneurs placed advertisements promoting their...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Oct 2020

October 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “All the Patenteed Medicines, too many to be enumerated in an Advertisement.” Oliver Smith advertised a “compleat Assortment of the very best DRUGGS and MEDICINES”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Oct 2020

September 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “To be sold one third Part cheaper than they can be purchased at any Place in Boston.” Abigail Davidson was one of several women in Boston who placed newspaper advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Sep 2020

August 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “They have Removed their PRINTING-OFFICE two Doors lower down Queen-Street.” Colonial printers adopted various strategies when it came to inserting advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Aug 2020

August

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Doctor’s Boxes … are carefully prepared.” Peter Roberts advertised “An Assortment of the best DRUGS and MEDICINES” as well as other medical...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Aug 2020

August 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “He can fix them as well as any Surgeon-Dentist who ever came from London.” Silversmith Paul Revere placed several advertisements in 1770, but not for his primary...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Aug 2020

July 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “American Manufacture.” Cyrus Baldwin divided his advertisement in the July 23, 1770, edition of the Boston-Gazette into two parts.  The first part, much longer...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Jul 2020

June 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The Coach-Making Business in all its Branches is carried on as usual.” Adino Paddock, a coachmaker in Boston, regularly placed newspaper advertisements in the late...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jun 2020

May 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “JOHN GORE, jun. Opposite LIBERTY-TREE, Boston … North-American Manufactures.” In the late 1760s and early 1770s, John Gore, Jr., consistently associated his...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 May 2020

April 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “New Philadelphia FLOUR.” “New Philadelphia FLOUR.” John Head’s advertisements in the Boston Evening-Post and the Boston-Gazette demonstrate the relationship...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Apr 2020

April 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A Copper-Plate PRINT, containing a View of Part of the Town of Boston in New-England, and British Ships of War landing their Troops in the Year 1768.” The simultaneous...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Apr 2020

April 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A small Assortment of English Goods.” The partnership of Smith and Atkinson placed an advertisement offering cash for “POT and PEARL ASH” in the April 9,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Apr 2020

March 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A PRINT, containing a Representation of the late horrid Massacre in King-street.” Only three weeks after the Boston Massacre colonial consumers could purchase engravings...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Mar 2020

March 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Large Marrowfats, early Charlston.” Susanna Renken and Abigail Davidson were the first in 1770.  Spring was on the way.  Newspaper advertisements for garden...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Mar 2020

February 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “George Spriggs, Gardener to JOHN HANCOCK, Esq.” As spring approached in 1770, the appropriately named George Spriggs took to the pages of the Boston-Gazette to...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Feb 2020

February 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “List of Commissioners and other Officers of the Revenue, WITH THEIR SALARIES!” In the third week of February 1770, many printers continued to advertise almanacs, hoping...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Feb 2020

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Imported from LONDON (before the Non-Importation Agreement took Place).” Cyrus Baldwin hoped for prosperity in the new year, greeting 1770 with an invitation for prospective...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Jan 2020

December 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Will engage to make any Piece of Work as compleat as can be imported.” In December 1769, Daniel MacNeill, a “Saddler and Cap-maker from DUBLIN,” turned...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Dec 2019

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (November 20, 1769). “TO BE SOLD BY Harbottle Dorr …” Harbottle Dorr is not a household name today, but Dorr remains well known...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Nov 2019

November 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston-Gazette (November 6, 1769). “This Work will be committed to the Press, when American Paper can be procured.” An advertisement for “A REPLY to Dr. Chandler’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Nov 2019

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