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August 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Coopers Bung borers, adzes, howells, compasses, crozes, bitts and rivets.” In the 1770s, when merchants and shopkeepers enumerated the “general assortment”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Aug 2020

July 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “TEA … West-India and New-England RUM … handsome colour’d WILTONS.” Thomas Martin advertised an assortment of goods available at his store in Portsmouth...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jul 2020

June 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Ratteen, / Wiltons, / Sagathees, / Ducapes, / Lutestrings.” James King and Jacob Treadwell each advertised a variety of consumer goods in the June 1m 1770, edition...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Jun 2020

April 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Horn combs, and ivory fine teeth’d ditto.” Nicholas Bogart sold an assortment of goods at his shop “In the Broad-Way” in New York.  He listed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Apr 2020

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

November 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A large and compleat Assortment of well chosen GOODS. Cowper & Telfairs and Rae & Somerville both sold imported goods, but adopted very different marketing strategies...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Nov 2019

September 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (September 27, 1769). “Pigtail tobacco, Playing cards, Box coffee mills.” William Belcher and the partnership of Rae & Somerville both inserted advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Sep 2019

September 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (August 31, 1769). “Orders from the country will be punctually answered.” When William Wilson placed an advertisement about “a fresh...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Sep 2019

August 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (August 23, 1769). “Several other articles too tedious to enumerate.” Although male merchants and shopkeepers placed the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Aug 2019

August 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Journal (August 10, 1769). “The following assortment of GOODS.” With the exception of the “POETS CORNER” in the upper left and the colophon running...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Aug 2019

May 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (May 30, 1769). “A good Assortment of Hard Ware and English Piece Goods.” Several purveyors of goods imported from England advertised in the May 30, 1769,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 May 2019

February 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Connecticut Journal (February 10, 1769). “To be sold … By ADAM BABCOCK.” When 1768 came to an end and 1769 began, Adam Babcock launched an advertising campaign...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Feb 2019

February 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The following large assortment of GOODS.” Pennsylvania Gazette (February 9, 1768). Daniel Benezet, John Benezet, and Thomas Bartow placed an advertisement for a “large...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Feb 2019

February

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (February 2, 1769). “The following large assortment of GOODS.” Merchants and shopkeepers frequently made appeals to consumer choice when promoting...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Feb 2019

January 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (January 27, 1769). “At the Shop in Beach-Street, (lately improved by Winthrop and Roswell Saltonstall.)” Like many other merchants and shopkeepers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jan 2019

December 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Evening-Post (December 26, 1768). “Ravens Duck | Bohea Tea | Mason Glasses.” Samuel Fletcher aimed to use typography to his advantage in an advertisement that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Dec 2018

December 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Gazette (December 8, 1768).“THOMAS WEST … has imported in the last vessels from London and Liverpool, a neat assortment of MERCHANDIZE.” When he...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Dec 2018

December 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Gazette (December 1, 1768).“David Nelson returns his sincere thanks to the PUBLIC.” When David Nelson opened “his new STORE, next door but one...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Dec 2018

October 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (October 26, 1768).“WHITE, green, and blue plains, London duffils, shags, white and striped flannels, striped linsies.” In the fall of 1768, Rae and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Oct 2018

October 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (October 11, 1768).“Many other useful articles, too tedious to mention.” John Edwards and Company advertised...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Oct 2018

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