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November 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Evening-Post (November 7, 1768).“A large Assortment of the following Goods.” William Scott operated a store on the “North Side of Faneuil Hall, next Door...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Nov 2018

October 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette [Draper] (October 13, 1768).“All Persons shall be as well served by Letter as if present.” In the late 1760s Joshua Blanchard operated a “Wine-Cellar...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Oct 2018

August

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette [Green & Russell] (August 22, 1768).“Norwich Stage-Coach.” As the summer of 1768 drew to a close, David Greenleaf established a new “Stage-Coach”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Aug 2018

July 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette [Draper] (July 14, 1768).“He will sell without Exception, as cheap as can bough at any Shop or Store in Town.” Consumers in Boston had many...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Jul 2018

June 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette [Draper] (June 9, 1768).“Choice N.E. Flour of Mustard.” Thomas Walley’s advertisement in the June 9, 1768, edition of the Massachusetts Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Jun 2018

May

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (May 19, 1768).“Said Paddock will take second hand Chaises in part Pay for new.” In the late 1760s Adino Paddock operated a workshop “Where...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 May 2018

May 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (April 28, 1768).“THOSE Advertisements which are omitted will have a very good Place in our next.” Richard Draper inserted a short notice at...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 May 2018

April 21

GUEST CURATOR: Mary Bohane What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (April 21, 1768).“New Rice by the Cask.” Thomas Walley sold “New Rice by the Cask” at his “Store,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Apr 2018

April 15

GUEST CURATOR:  Kurt Falter What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (April 15, 1768).“A few Cask choice Jamaica Sugar & Coffee.” It is without question that coffee is far more...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Apr 2018

March 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette Extraordinary (March 31, 1768).“The late Company of ABIGAIL WHITNEY and DAUGHTER.” In an extraordinary that accompanied the March 31, 1768, edition...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Mar 2018

March 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (March 24, 1768).“Work will be taken in either at said Shop, or by Edward Wentworth, at Milton Bridge.” In the early spring on 1768, Theophilus...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Mar 2018

February 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette Extraordinary (February 25, 1768).“Lucerne and Burnett seed, warranted to be of last year’s growth.” Spring was coming. In late February...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Feb 2018

February 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (February 18, 1768).“No Man can be more careful, and vigilant, than the Master of said Office.” John Gerrish had a bone to pick with Elias...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Feb 2018

February 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (February 11, 1768).“***Country Customers may be supplied as well by Letter as if present.” When his partner passed away, Nicholas Bowes placed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Feb 2018

January 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (January 28, 1768).“Printed CATALOGUES of the Library of the late Jeremy Gridley, Esq; will be delivered Gratis at the Auction Room.” In January...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Jan 2018

January 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (January 21, 1768).“PUBLIC VENDUE, At the NORTH END Vendue OFFICE.” Auctioneer John Gerrish inserted advertisements in the Massachusetts Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Jan 2018

January 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (January 7, 1768).“He is determined to sell as cheap as can be bought in any Part of America.” Frederick William Geyer, a frequent advertiser...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Jan 2018

December 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (December 4, 1767).“At his Shop between LIBERTY TREE and the Sign of the White Horse.” During the era of the American Revolution, advertised had...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Dec 2017

November 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (November 26, 1767).“Enquire of the Printer.” In the late fall of 1767, an anonymous colonist placed a notice in the Massachusetts Gazette announcing...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Nov 2017

November 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (November 12, 1767).“Joshua Blanchard Going into another Trade, Is selling his GOODS.” It would have been difficult for readers not to notice Joshua...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Nov 2017

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