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September 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “To be SOLD … Best PORTER.” Colonial printers often devoted as much space to advertising as news, editorials, and other content in their newspapers.  Advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Sep 2020

September 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “… practised by very few in ENGLAND, and those esteemed the best Mechanicks in Europe.” Like many other artisans who migrated to the colonies in the eighteenth-century,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Sep 2020

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

August 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “He hopes this will be an additional recommendation to every sincere lover of AMERICA.” In the summer of 1770, Dennis McReady, a tobacconist on Horse and Cart Street...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Aug 2020

July 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “TO BE SOLD, By ELIZABETH VAN DYCK.” The front page of the July 30, 1770, edition of the New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury featured a letter “To the PRINTER”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Jul 2020

July

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Catalogues may be had the day of viewing at the place of sale.” On Monday, July 2, 1770, John Taylor ran an advertisement that announced an auction scheduled for the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jul 2020

June 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “With an APPENDIX, containing the Distiller’s Assistant.” In the spring of 1770, the New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury carried a series of advertisements from...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Jun 2020

June 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The public Prints taken in for Gentlemen’s Amusement.” Edward Bardin operated taverns in both Boston and New York in the late 1760s and early 1770s. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Jun 2020

May 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “THIS Pamphlet was published for the Benefit of Prisoners of Philadelphia Goal [Jail].” At first glance the advertisement did not look much different than others that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 May 2020

May 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “She has had the honour of being employed by several ladies in this city.” Mary Morcomb did not indicate how recently she had arrived in New York in her advertisement,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 May 2020

May 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Mourning rings cheaper than has ever been done in this city.” Upon the occasion of moving to a new location, jeweler and goldsmith James Bennet placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 May 2020

March 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Ready Money for old Rags by H. Gaine.” It was a familiar appeal, one that became even more urgent when colonists boycotted imported paper in response to duties imposed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Mar 2020

March 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “… from a Principle of Love to their Country.” John Keating became a familiar figure in advertisements that appeared in the New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Mar 2020

February 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Advertisement to the Ladies.” Like other auctioneers and vendue masters, Moore, Lynsen, and Company used newspaper advertisements to alert prospective bidders to upcoming...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Feb 2020

February 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “All the Books in this Catalogue are either American Manufacture, or imported long before the Non-Importation Agreement.” Robert Bell, one of the most industrious booksellers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Feb 2020

January

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “He has brought with him ample Certificates of his Character.” When John Girault, “A Native of FRANCE,” arrived in New York, he turned to the New-York Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Jan 2020

November 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “The above Agreement was signed by almost all the Merchants in this City.” Eighteenth-century newspapers regularly carried several types of content. Most included news,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Nov 2019

October 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (October 9, 1769). “NO DUTIES HERE!” It was hard to miss the appeal to patriotism in an advertisement for the “new Glass-House”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Oct 2019

August 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (August 21, 1769). “These are Manufactures America can have within herself.” When George Traile advertised his “Manufactory...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Aug 2019

July 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (July 24, 1769). “If the Patriotic Americans, should approve, large Quantities can readily be furnished.” In the summer of 1769,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Jul 2019

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