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Search Results for "Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-Boy"

Your search for posts with tags containing Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-Boy found 12 posts

April 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “At the Black Boy and Butt.” Two advertisements in the April 1, 1771, edition of the Boston Evening-Post featured Black bodies on display, either as part of a device...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Apr 2021

February 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Massachusetts-Spy.” Just over six months after the Massachusetts Spy commenced publication in July 1770, printer Isaiah Thomas temporarily suspended the newspaper in...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Feb 2021

February 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The following BOOKS, which will be Sold for a little more than the SterlingCost.” John Boyles placed identical advertisements in the Boston-Gazette and the Massachusetts...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Feb 2021

December 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Royal Exchange Tavern … will be opened this Day as a COFFEE-HOUSE.” When Abigail Stoneman opened a new coffeehouse in Boston in December 1770, she attempted...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Dec 2020

December 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Co partnership of JOSEPH and DANIEL WALDO, is mutually dissolv’d.” When their partnership came to an end in the fall of 1770, Joseph Waldo and Daniel Waldo...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Dec 2020

November 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The remainder of the Articles will be advertised next Week.” Readers of Boston’s newspapers in the late 1760s and early 1770s would have been familiar with shopkeeper...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Nov 2020

October 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Great Allowance to travelling Traders, &c.” Following the death of George Whitefield, one of the most prominent ministers associated with the eighteenth-century...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Oct 2020

June 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The above Goods were imported before the Merchants Agreement.” John Nazro sold a variety of goods at his shop in Boston.  In an advertisement in the June 25, 1770,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Jun 2020

June 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The Coach-Making Business in all its Branches is carried on as usual.” Adino Paddock, a coachmaker in Boston, regularly placed newspaper advertisements in the late...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jun 2020

April 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A small Assortment of English Goods.” The partnership of Smith and Atkinson placed an advertisement offering cash for “POT and PEARL ASH” in the April 9,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Apr 2020

December 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Many Years experience in the most eminent Shops in London.” As 1769 drew to a close, the residents of Boston and many other cities and towns throughout the colonies...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Dec 2019

October

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-Boy (October 2, 1769). “The approbation of all Free born Souls and true Sons of Liberty.” Thomas Mewse, “Lately from England,”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Oct 2019

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