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January 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The most effectual Medicine that has ever yet been offered to the Public, for the Cure of an inveterate Scurvy.” John Norton, surgeon and proprietor of “Maredant’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jan 2021

December 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Fresh from one of the best Druggists in London.” Like many other apothecaries in colonial America, Amos Throop of Providence resorted to newspaper advertising to promote...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Dec 2020

November 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Any Gentleman Practitioner may be served … by Letter as well as if present.” Joseph Tilton advertised a “compleat and general Assortment of the best Drugs...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Nov 2020

November 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “ELIXIRS … PILLS … WATERS.” The partnership of Carne and Poinsett sold a variety of medicines and medical supplies at their shop on Elliott Street in Charleston. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Nov 2020

October 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “All the Patenteed Medicines, too many to be enumerated in an Advertisement.” Oliver Smith advertised a “compleat Assortment of the very best DRUGGS and MEDICINES”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Oct 2020

August 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “I took Dr. Weed’s Syrup for the Bloody Flux, which gave me immediate ease.” An advertisement for “Dr. Weed’s Syrup and Powder for the Bloody Flux”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Aug 2020

August

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Doctor’s Boxes … are carefully prepared.” Peter Roberts advertised “An Assortment of the best DRUGS and MEDICINES” as well as other medical...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Aug 2020

July

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “A LARGE quantity of PATENT and FAMILY MEDICINES.” Sometimes the advertisements in colonial American newspapers gave the impression that just about every purveyor...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Jul 2020

July 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “All which he will sell as reasonable as can be afforded in Boston.” In the summer of 1770, Nathaniel Tucker advertised a “large Assortment of DRUGS & MEDECINES,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Jul 2020

Antoine Le Grand, Robert Boyle and Speculative Philosophy

Peter Anstey writes… Antoine Le Grand (1629–1699) was probably the most important Cartesian philosopher living in England in the latter decades of the seventeenth century. A Franciscan who was domiciled in England from 1656 until his death,...

May 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “BOXES of MEDICINES made up, as usual, on the shortest Notice.” After the partnership of Carne and Wilson dissolved in 1770, apothecary Robert Carne placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 May 2020

March 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “MAREDAUNT’s DROPS, May be had at the Book Store.” The colophon on the final page of the Pennsylvania Journal stated that the newspapers was “Printed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Mar 2020

February 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A choice Collection of genuine Patent Medicines.” As was a common practice for colonial printers, Timothy Green often inserted multiple advertisements in the newspaper...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Feb 2020

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “These pills are an infallible cure.” An unnamed advertiser placed a notice for “Dr. HAMMOND’s SPECIFICK PILL” in the November 22, 1769, edition of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Nov 2019

October 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (October 21, 1769). “He will sell as cheap as are sold in Boston, or any Part of New-England.” In the fall of 1769, Amos Throop sold medicines at...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Oct 2019

July 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Gazette (July 13, 1769). “At Mr. JOSEPH SOLOMAN’S … in Lancaster, by the appointment of Mr. HAMILTON, Surgeon Dentist.” At the same time that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Jul 2019

July 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 12, 1769). “Boxes of medicines prepared for the use of plantations and shipping.” Lewis Johnson peddled an “Assortment of MEDICINES”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Jul 2019

July 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette or Weekly Post-Boy (July 10, 1769). “No CURE No PAY.” As part of his marketing efforts, Mr. Hamilton, “Surgeon Dentist and Operator for the Teeth,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Jul 2019

April 1

GUEST CURATOR: Bryant Halpin What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (April 10, 1769). “A FRESH supply of choice drugs and medicines.” When I looked at this advertisement I wondered...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Apr 2019

April 6

Supplement to the New-York Journal (April 6, 1769). What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “MICHEAL POREE, SURGEON DENTIST.” The professions of surgeon, dentist, and barber were once the same. The familiar...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Apr 2019

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