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Search Results for "Frederick William Geyer"

Your search for posts with tags containing Frederick William Geyer found 7 posts

November 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The remainder of the Articles will be advertised next Week.” Readers of Boston’s newspapers in the late 1760s and early 1770s would have been familiar with shopkeeper...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Nov 2020

Dr. Ezekiel Brown in the Concord Jail

Yesterday we found Ezekiel Brown back in his native town of Concord. He had left as a boy, his poor family seeking better farmland, and returned as a young man with enough skills and drive to set up a shop—only to be locked in jail for debt on the...
From: Boston 1775 on 22 Jun 2019

Ezekiel Brown in the Boston Jail

When the British army put Thomas Kettell and other provincial prisoners from the Battle of Bunker Hill into the Boston jail, one of the men they found there was Ezekiel Brown (1744-1824) of Concord.Robert Gross discusses Brown at length in The Minutemen...
From: Boston 1775 on 21 Jun 2019

July 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Boston-Gazette (July 25, 1768).“A large Assortment of … GOODS.” Frederick William Geyer advertised regularly in several of Boston’s newspapers in the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Jul 2018

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (January 7, 1768).“He is determined to sell as cheap as can be bought in any Part of America.” Frederick William Geyer, a frequent advertiser...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Jan 2018

June 16

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (June 16, 1766).“A Fresh and neat Assortment of English and India GOODS.” Business was booming in Boston at the beginning of summer...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Jun 2016


What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Post-Boy (June 2, 1766).Boston Post-Boy (June 2, 1766).“HAs just imported from London in Capt. Coffin and Capt. Marshall, a fresh and neat Assortment of Goods.” Fredrick...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jun 2016

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