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January 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (January 17, 1769). “Will be sold greatly under the usual Prices, to clear off his Stock.” CLEARANCE SALE!!! Robert Alcock did not deploy a striking headline...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Jan 2019

January 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (January 16, 1769). “As she is a Stranger, will make it her constant Study to give intire Satisfaction.” When milliner Margaret Wills...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Jan 2019

January 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (January 14, 1769). “To be Sold at the Golden Eagle.” In an era before standardized street numbers, advertisers used a variety of other means to advise...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Jan 2019

January 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (January 13, 1769). “Subscriptions are taken by all the Booksellers.” A subscription notice for “THE WORKS OF THE CELEBRATED JOHN WILKES”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jan 2019

January 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 11, 1769). “Just imported … and to be sold by JOHN HIGGIN.” In January 1769, John Higgin advertised a variety of goods “Just imported,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Jan 2019

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (January 10, 1768). “THE Overseers of the Poor of the Town of Salem would be glad to bind out a Number of poor Children.” Colonial newspapers tended to...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Jan 2019

January 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (January 9, 1769). “The Business of Shoe-making is carried on as usual.” Mary Ogden likely never appeared in the public prints prior...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Jan 2019

January 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (January 7, 1769). “A HORSE stolen!” Among the new advertisements that ran in the January 7, 1769, edition of the Providence Gazette, one proclaimed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Jan 2019

January 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (January 6, 1769). “Printed on Paper made in New-England.” Daniel Fowle and Robert Fowle, the printers of the New-Hampshire Gazette, found themselves...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Jan 2019

January 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 4, 1769). “They desire all persons indebted to them … to settle their respective debts.” Among purveyors of consumer goods in Savannah,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Jan 2019

January 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (January 3, 1768). “The Declaration and Confession of Ruth Blay will be printed To-morrow.” Infanticide and a public execution: read all about it! When...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Jan 2019

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette [Draper] (December 29, 1768).“Choice Fresh Lemmons.” Readers of the December 29, 1768, edition of Richard Draper’s Massachusetts Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Jan 2019

December 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 31, 1768). “Once more!” In their capacity as the executors of the estate of Joseph Smith of North Providence, Joseph Olney, Jr., and Jonathan...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Dec 2018

December 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (December 30, 1768). “JUST PUBLISH’D, (And TO BE SOLD by D. & R. FOWLE.)” Colonial printers rarely listed their advertising fees in their...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Dec 2018

December 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Gazette (December 29, 1768). “A VERY large, neat and general assortment of looking-glasses.” The copy they composed for their advertisements did not much...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Dec 2018

December 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (December 28, 1768). “Proposes carrying on the BAKING BUSINESS.” When Elizabeth Anderson went into business in December 1768, she placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Dec 2018

December 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 27, 1768). “Certificates of which, she can produce from the Gentleman whose Lectures she attended.” When Mrs. Grant...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Dec 2018

December 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 24, 1768). “PATRICK MACKEY … has opened a Skinner’s Shop.” When Patrick Mackey arrived in Providence from Philadelphia, he...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Dec 2018

December 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (December 23, 1768). “Ames’s Almanack, For the Year of our Lord CHRIST, 1769.” Among the many options available to colonists in New England,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Dec 2018

December

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Rind] (December 22, 1768). “A SCHEME of a LOTTERY.” Bernard Moore did not specify why he set about “disposing of certain LANDS, SLAVES, and STOCKS”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Dec 2018

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