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January 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Said Morton has to dispose of, a large and very neat assortment of gilt and plain frame looking-glasses and sconces.” Hugh Gaine, “Printer, Bookseller, and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Jan 2021

January 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A POEM on the Execution of William Shaw.” True crime!  News of the murder of Edward East circulated widely in New England.  The Massachusetts Gazette and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Jan 2021

January 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The most effectual Medicine that has ever yet been offered to the Public, for the Cure of an inveterate Scurvy.” John Norton, surgeon and proprietor of “Maredant’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jan 2021

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? SlaveryProvidence Gazette (January 12, 1771).“A Likely strong Negro Man.” On January 12, 1771, an advertisement for a “Likely strong Negro Man, about 28 Years...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Jan 2021

January 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “To be Sold by Garret Noel, at New-York … and at the Printing-Office in N. London.” Timothy Green, printer of the New-London Gazette, augmented revenues by selling...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Jan 2021

January 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “ADDRESS To those who possess a PUBLIC SPIRIT.” When bookseller Robert Bell inserted a notice about upcoming auctions in the January 3, 1771, edition of the New-York...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Jan 2021

January 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Said EVITT prints advertisements, &c. at two hours notice.” At first glance, many readers of the Pennsylvania Gazette may have thought that William Evitt’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Jan 2021

January 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A variety of other articles too tedious to mention.” Shopkeepers Ebenezer Thompson and James Arnold placed a lengthy advertisement for a “GOOD assortment of English...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Jan 2021

January

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “WANTED on Purchase, or Hire by the Year, A Honest, handy, young Negro Fellow.” Thomas Green and Ebenezer Watson, the printers of the Connecticut Courant, extended...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jan 2021

December 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Exhibiting his Art of Dexterity of Hand.” As 1770 came to an end and 1771 began, William Patridge, an itinerant performer, took to the pages of the New-York Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Dec 2020

December 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Catalogues may be had at Mr. Thomas Williams and Company’s Store in Annapolis.” Newspaper advertisements were the most common form of marketing media in eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Dec 2020

December 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A LIST of the fortunate Numbers in the First Class of CUMBERLAND BRIDGE Lottery.” In order to raise funds for “the Purpose of repairing and rebuilding the Bridge...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Dec 2020

December 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Manufactured in AMERICA.” Even before thirteen colonies declared independence from Great Britain and formed a new nation, advertisers deployed “Made in America”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Dec 2020

December 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The most judicious, sensible and learned Gentlemen … have already subscribed.” Subscription notices were a common form of advertising in early American newspapers. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Dec 2020

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

December

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “On Wednesday next will be Published … Mr. West’s Sheet ALMANACK, For the Year 1771.” Advertisements for almanacs were ubiquitous in American newspapers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Dec 2020

December 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “He has removed from his SHOP … to the Shop lately improved by Mr. James M’Donough.” George Craigie’s advertisement in the December 21, 1770, edition...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Dec 2020

December

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “He doubts not but every merchant and shop-keeper in this city, and towns adjacent that regard the good of this oppressed country, will encourage such an undertaking.”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Dec 2020

December 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “ALL Persons indebted to CARNE & WILSON, are requested to discharge their respective Debts.” Apothecaries Carne and Wilson advertised widely when they dissolved...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Dec 2020

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