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March 21

GUEST CURATOR: Zachary Dubreuil What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (March 21, 1769). “CHOICE green Coffee.” In this advertisement William Vans attempted to sell some items, including “CHOICE...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Mar 2019

March 14

GUEST CURATOR: Luke DiCicco What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (March 14, 1769). “CHOICE green Coffee … also blue and white China Cups and Saucers.” This advertisement features a...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Mar 2019

18C American Women in Business - Women & Coffee Houses in Early Boston

Coffee had been popular in Boston for over a century, when the Revolutionary women of the town became patriotically incensed. Many women owned coffee houses, which traditionally had been frequented by men. Dorothy Jones had been issued a license to sell...
From: 18th-century American Women on 2 Feb 2019

Resolutions Shared by Two Towns 300 Miles Apart

The year was 1773. On May 10, Parliament had passed the Tea Act allowed the East India Company to sell tea directly to the... The post Resolutions Shared by Two Towns 300 Miles Apart appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Henry Laurens in England, 1771–177

On October 9, 1771, a ship arrived at the southwestern tip of England. The Earl of Halifax had spent twenty nine days crossing the Atlantic... The post Henry Laurens in England, 1771–1772 appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee, 185

Coffee plant (c. 1823)"Take four ounces of good coffee, properly roasted and ground. Dilute it in two glasses of cold water with a spoon. Let it steep all night, covering the vessel which contains it. Next day, pour the pap with care on fine linen placed...
From: Ask the Past on 6 Aug 2018

April 15

GUEST CURATOR:  Kurt Falter What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (April 15, 1768).“A few Cask choice Jamaica Sugar & Coffee.” It is without question that coffee is far more...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Apr 2018

A brief history of coffee in the Georgian era

Oxford holds the distinction of being the location of the first coffee-house in England; an establishment trading under the sign of the Angel was opened in 1650, acting as a centre for gossip, news and academic discussions in equal measure. Coffee-houses...
From: All Things Georgian on 12 Apr 2018

November 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (November 6, 1767).“Care will be taken to have all the English and American News Papers, Magazines, and political Pamphlets.” In the fall of 1767...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Nov 2017

August 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (August 5, 1767).“THE subscriber intends opening a COFFEE ROOM.” Mary Hepburn placed an advertisement in the Georgia Gazette in the summer of 1767 to...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Aug 2017

The Jockey Club and the 2nd Earl of Godolphin (1678-1766)

Now, we will begin this article with a ‘rider’ (excuse the pun); we freely admit to knowing about as much as you could write of the back of a postage stamp on the subject of horse racing, however, we felt this was something we had to write...
From: All Things Georgian on 25 Jul 2017

How to Make Fake Coffee, 1868

"Nutritive Coffee," 1862, Library of Congress Coffee Substitutes.  The love of coffee is an acquired taste. Perhaps nine tenths of the families using it ‘burn’ it almost to a coal, so that, in reality, any other burnt bitter would answer...
From: Ask the Past on 21 Jun 2017

June 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (June 12, 1767).“The Indian King Tavern and London Coffee House in Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts Bay.” Thomas Sommerville was the proprietor...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Jun 2017

On the Women’s Petition Against Coffee of 1674

“That Newfangled, Abominable, Heathenish Liquor called COFFEE.” Imagine a space where you can bet on bear fights, warm your legs by the fire, witness public dissections (human and animal), solicit prostitutes (male and female), buy and sell...
From: Res Obscura on 8 Apr 2017

March 29

GUEST CURATOR: Evan Sutherland What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-Hampshire Gazette (March 27, 1767).“Best GREEN-COFFEE … Choice Bohea TEA.” In colonial and Revolutionary America, coffee...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Mar 2017

March 28

GUEST CURATOR: Evan Sutherland What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-Hampshire Gazette (March 27, 1767).“CROWN Coffee-House.” According to Colonial Williamsburg, coffeehouses in the eighteenth century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Mar 2017

March

GUEST CURATOR: Ceara Morse What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-Hampshire Gazette (March 20, 1767).“Choice Green Coffee.” When it comes to choices of drink when thinking of the colonial and Revolutionary...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Mar 2017

Moll King, proprietress of King’s Coffee House in Covent Garden

‘What rake is ignorant of King’s Coffee House?’ (Henry Fielding, The Covent Garden Tragedy, 1732). There are many tall tales told about Mary (Moll) King, shrewd businesswoman and proprietress of King’s Coffee House in London’s...
From: All Things Georgian on 19 Jan 2017

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