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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

The Second Mobbing of Jesse Saville

After a Gloucester crowd attacked Samuel Fellows and Jesse Saville in September 1768, both men went to work for His Majesty’s Customs Service.The Customs Commissioners were expanding their force, to collect and to use Townshend Act revenue, and...
From: Boston 1775 on 20 Nov 2020

November 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A Collection of HYMNS for social Worship … By that eminent and illustrious Servant of Christ, the late Rev. GEORGE WHITEFIELD.” In the weeks after George Whitefield’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Nov 2020

November 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK, OR Lady’s and Gentleman’s DIARY, For the Year of our Lord 1771.” In eighteenth-century America, November was one of the most important...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Nov 2020

August 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “ALL Persons indebted to the Printer hereof … are AGAIN requested to settle their respective Balances.” In 1770, every issue of the Providence Gazette concluded...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Aug 2020

June 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “BLANKS.” John Carter, the printer of the Providence Gazette, used the colophon to promote the various goods and services available “at his PRINTING-OFFICE, the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Jun 2020

May 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “B L A N K S.” John Carter, printer of the Providence Gazette, regularly inserted an advertisement for printed blanks into his own newspaper in 1770, using one element...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 May 2020

March 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “We have neither Time nor Room for any Extracts.” Several advertisements ran at the bottom of the final column on the third page of the March 31, 1770, edition of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Mar 2020

January 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “JUST PUBLISHED … A SERMON … by the Rev. MORGAN EDWARDS.” John Carter, printer of the Providence Gazette, continued to advertise “WEST’S ALMANACKS,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jan 2020

January

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “WEST’s ALMANACKS … To be sold by the Printer hereof.” In late January 1770, John Carter, publisher of both the Providence Gazette and Benjamin West’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Jan 2020

January 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK … 1770.” In the first issue of the Providence Gazette published in the new year, John Carter continued promoting “THE NEW-ENGLAND...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Jan 2020

December 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Price of a Year’s paper is in itself trifling.” As 1769 drew to a close, John Carter, printer of the Providence Gazette, placed two timely advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Dec 2019

November 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 18, 1769). “Containing, an accurate Ephemeris … Containing likewise, a beautiful Poem …” In the fall of 1769, John Carter...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Nov 2019

November 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 4, 1769). “To be Sold … by the several Merchants and Shopkeepers of Providence and Newport.” John Carter continued to advertise the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Nov 2019

October 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (October 28, 1769). “THE NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK.” John Carter wanted prospective customers to know that he had “JUST PUBLISHED” the “NEW-ENGLAND...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Oct 2019

September 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (September 23, 1769). “A DILIGENT Journeyman PRINTER.” After he became sole proprietor of the Providence Gazette in the late 1760s, John Carter...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Sep 2019

July 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 15, 1769). “All Manner of PRINTING-WORK is performed on reasonable Terms.” The colophons that appeared on the final pages of colonial newspapers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Jul 2019

July 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 1, 1769). “JUST PUBLISHED … TWO SERMONS.” John Carter exercised his privilege as printer to have his own advertisement appear first among...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Jul 2019

December 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 17, 1768).“A NEW EDITION. … THE New-England TOWN and COUNTRY Almanack.” With only two weeks remaining before the new year, John Carter...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Dec 2018

November 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 26, 1768).“The GAZETTE is daily receiving an additional Number of Subscribers.” John Carter became the sole proprietor of the Providence...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Nov 2018

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