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Search Results for "Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter"

Your search for posts with tags containing Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter found 17 posts

May 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The other Advertisements must be deferred to next Week.” John Crosby, who sold citrus fruits “at the Sign of the Basket of Lemmons,” and George Spriggs,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 May 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

April 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Seeds.” It was a sign of spring.  Just as advertisements for almanacs told readers of colonial newspapers that fall had arrived and the new year was coming, advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Apr 2020

March 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A small Assortment of English Goods, (imported before the late Agreements of the Merchants).” The partnership of Smith and Atkinson offered cash for “Merchantable...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Mar 2020

March 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “All sorts of English Goods, imported before the Non-importation Agreement took place.” Richard Draper, printer of the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Mar 2020

March 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The Landing of – Troops in the Year 1768.” At the time of the Boston Massacre, more newspapers were published in that city than any other in the colonies. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Mar 2020

February 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “All of which were imported before the Non-Importation Agreement took Place.” Colonial merchants and shopkeepers frequently incorporated details about how they came...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Feb 2020

February 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The House to be supplied with the News-Papers for the Amusement of his Customers.” When Daniel Jones opened a tavern “at the Sign of the HAT and HELMET”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Feb 2020

February 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “AUCTION HALL … JOHN GERRISH, (And COMPANY).” This week the Adverts 250 Project has examined John Gerrish’s attempts to expand his media market beyond newspapers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Feb 2020

December 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Induce those Gentlemen who have long been Customers, to renew their Subscription.” Richard Draper, printer of the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Dec 2019

December 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Advertisement in Reply to Mr. Samuel Anthony’s, inserted in the first Page of this Paper.” It began as an advertisement concerning “a Negro Man named Cuffe,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Dec 2019

December 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The lowest Price of Lemmons.”   John Crosby’s advertisements were a familiar sight for readers of the Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Dec 2019

December 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “All the above is the Produce & Manufacture of North-America.” John Gore sold paint and supplies at his shop at “the Sign of the PAINTERS ARMS, in Queen-Street”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Dec 2019

November 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-Boy (November 13, 1769). “My Character of an honest and industrious Woman can be asserted to all who may inquire.” Runaway wife...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Nov 2019

November 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter (November 9, 1769). “The Whole of which were imported by himself before the Non-Importation Agreement took Place.”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Nov 2019

October 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter (October 12 1769). “We have suffered much by the generous Sacrifice of the Mercantile Interest to the public Freedom and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Oct 2019

September 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Chronicle (September 28, 1769). “Will be READ, THE BEGGARS OPERA.” The itinerant performer who staged a one-man rendition of The Beggar’s Opera in Providence...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Sep 2019

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