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June 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “RUN AWAY … a NEGRO fellow, named July.” No newspaper advertisements concerning enslaved people appear via the Slavery Adverts 250 Project today, but that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jun 2020

May 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “RUN AWAY … BEN … of the Guiney country … TOM … very sensible and artful … his wife … BELLA.  DUBLIN … of the Ebbo country,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 May 2020

May 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “WILLIAMS and MACKAY’s Copartnership will expire in June next.” It would have been nearly impossible for readers of the Georgia Gazette not to know that “WILLIAMS...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 May 2020

May 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “No Part of the Cargo will be sold but in the Yard on the Day of Sale.” It was the first advertisement readers encountered as they perused the May 9, 1770, edition of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 May 2020

May

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Will engage to cut any Quantity of Live Oak and Cedar Ship Timbers.” Printers did not organize or classify advertisements in eighteenth-century newspapers.  Instead,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 May 2020

April 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Sincere and hearty thanks to the benefactors of Rhode Island College.” In March 1770 Hezekiah Smith prepared to depart Charleston after a successful stay in the city. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Apr 2020

April 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “LOST … A GREEN SILK UMBRELLA.” An advertisement offering a reward for the return of a lost ‘GREEN SILK UMBRELLA” appeared in the April 18, 1770,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Apr 2020

April 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “RUN AWAY … TWO NEGROE MEN.” Given the distance, it is not surprising that it took longer for word of the Boston Massacre to reach James Johnston, printer of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Apr 2020

March 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “NEW NEGROES, CHIEFLY MEN.” On March 28, 1770, Joseph Clay placed an advertisement in the Georgia Gazette to announce the sale of “A CARGO consisting of about...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Mar 2020

March 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “I forewarn the masters of vessels from carrying him off.” When “A NEGROE FELLOW, named SAM,” made his escape, James Lucena placed an advertisement in the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Mar 2020

March 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “ORDERED, That the above Resolution be published in the next Gazette.” In March 1770 the Union Society published a notice in the Georgia Gazette that announced its members...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Mar 2020

March 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “SUNDRY HOUSEHOLD GOODS.” A short advertisement in the March 7, 1770, edition of the Georgia Gazette informed readers of an auction that would take place nearly a month...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Mar 2020

February 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A FEW NEGROES.” James Johnston, the printer of the Georgia Gazette, rarely issued a supplement to the standard four-page edition, but on February 28, 1770, he had sufficient...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Feb 2020

February 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Taylor’s Business is carried on in all its branches.” When Jonathan Remington, a tailor, moved to a new location early in 1770, he placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Feb 2020

January 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “RUN AWAY … A STOUT LIKELY NEGROE FELLOW, named TIM.” A dozen advertisements about enslaved men, women, and children ran in the January 24, 1770, edition of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Jan 2020

January 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “PROPOSALS FOR PRINTING BY SUBSCRIPTION.” A subscription notice for “ESSAYS on … the Indians of the Continent of North America, especially the several Nations...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Jan 2020

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Messrs. JOHN SKETCHLEY and CO. of GOSPORT.” Most advertisements for goods and services in colonial newspapers came from local providers, though local did not necessarily...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Jan 2020

January 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The whole taken from the Boston Chronicle, in which they were first published.” Newspaper printers participated in networks of exchange in eighteenth-century America,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Jan 2020

December 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “One of Mrs. Stoke’s hand bills relating to her boarding school in Charlestown.” Newspaper notices accounted for the vast majority of advertisements that circulated...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Dec 2019

December

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Will be sold … at their store in Sunbury.” In December 1769, the partnership of Kelsall and Spalding placed an advertisement in the Georgia Gazette to inform...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Dec 2019

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