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April 5

GUEST CURATOR: Aidan Griffin What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (April 5, 1769). “A PRIME CARGO OF NEW NEGROES.” Advertisements about enslaved men, women, and children were common in most...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Apr 2019

March 29

GUEST CURATOR: Sean Duda What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 29, 1769). “RUN AWAY … A NEGRO FELLOW, named ABRAM.” This advertisement contains the description of a runaway...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Mar 2019

March

GUEST CURATOR: Zachary Dubreuil What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 22, 1769). “TO BE SOLD … ONE NEGROE GIRL.” This advertisement from the Georgia Gazette talked about selling...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Mar 2019

March 15

GUEST CURATOR: Luke DiCicco What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 15, 1769). “STRAYED … AN OLD SORREL HORSE.” In this advertisement “the subscriber,” John McLean,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Mar 2019

March 1

GUEST CURATOR: Luke DiCicco What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Georgia Gazette (March 8, 1769). “Samuel Elbert HAS JUST IMPORTED … NEW-ENGLAND RUM.” This advertisement features a series of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Mar 2019

March 8

GUEST CURATOR: Olivia Burke What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 8, 1769). “RUN AWAY … CUFFY and BERSHEBA.” Slavery advertisements were common in eighteenth-century newspapers,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Mar 2019

March 1

GUEST CURATOR: Chloe Amour What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 1, 1769). “He is branded on the breast IW in small letters.” In this particular advertisement for a runaway slave,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Mar 2019

February

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (February 22, 1769). “Samuel Elbert HAS JUST IMPORTED … NEW-ENGLAND RUM in hogsheads and quarter casks.” James Johnston rarely experimented with...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Feb 2019

February 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (February 15, 1769). “Proposed to be published.” As usual, advertising comprised the final page of the February 15, 1769, edition of the Georgia Gazette....
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Feb 2019

February 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (February 8, 1769). “WRITING PAPER of different sorts to be sold at the Printing-Office for cash.” James Johnston, the printer of the Georgia Gazette,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Feb 2019

February 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (February 1, 1769). “TOBLER’s ALMANACKS, for 1769.” Even as February 1769 arrived, James Johnston, the printer of the Georgia Gazette, and Messrs....
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Feb 2019

January 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 25, 1769). “[NO. 278.]” Unlike some of its counterparts in other colonies, the Georgia Gazette rarely distributed a supplement with the standard...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Jan 2019

January 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 18, 1769). “WILLIAM SAUNDERS, Sailmaker, … flatters himself with the hopes of their commands.” In an advertisement placed in the January...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 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 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

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 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (December 21, 1768). “The gentlemen of this town would be so kind as to come to his shop to be dressed.” In December 1768, John Roques, a wigmaker and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Dec 2018

December 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (December 14, 1768).“STOLEN out of the subscriber’s shop, A SILVER LANCET CASE.” Readers of the Georgia Gazette encountered several means for acquiring...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Dec 2018

December 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (December 7, 1768).“TO BE SOLD … a likely Negroe Wench and Child, a Riding Horse, a Set of Saddlers Tools.” Advertisements accounted for an important...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Dec 2018

November 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (November 30, 1768).“The Sago Powder will be of great utility at seas as well as on shore.” At the end of November 1768, Samuel Bowen placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Nov 2018

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