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January 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Dealers will meet with the usual encouragement.” As colonists greeted a new decade, the “proprietors of the CHINA WORKS, now erecting in Southwark” took...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Jan 2020

January 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Hart’s Vendue Store.” Relatively few eighteenth-century newspaper advertisements featured visual images. Most that did relied on woodcuts of ships, houses, horses,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Jan 2020

November 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “PRINTING-OFFICE, AT the Bible-in-Heart.” In the fall of 1769, William Evitt opened his own printing office, having “just purchased ALL that large and valuable...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Nov 2019

October 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (October 16, 1769). “Just published … Father ABRAHAM’S ALMANACK.” It was one of the signs that fall had arrived in the colonies:...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Oct 2019

September 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (September 18, 1769). “DANCING MASTER.” Advertisements in the September 18, 1769, edition of the Pennsylvania Chronicle reminded readers that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Sep 2019

July 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 19, 1769). “PROPOSALS FOR CONTINUING AND IMPROVING The PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE.” In the spring of 1769, William Goddard launched an advertising...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Jul 2019

June 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (June 27, 1769). “SUBSCRIPTIONS are taken in … in different parts of America.” In the spring of 1769, William Goddard...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jun 2019

May 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (May 13, 1769). “The Printer of the PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE … is very desirous to extend its Utility.” On May 13, 1769, William Goddard published...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 May 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

February 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Chronicle (February 6, 1769). “The following large assortment of GOODS.” In January and February 1769, Daniel Benezet, John Benezet, and Thomas Bartow...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Feb 2019

February 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (February 7, 1769). “Those Persons who are pleased to send their Advertisements to the CHRONICLE.” When the Pennsylvania Chronicle completed its...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Feb 2019

December 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (December 5, 1768).“To be sold by SARAH GODDARD.” Even after retiring and relocating from Providence to Philadelphia, it did not take long for...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Dec 2018

August 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Postscript to the Pennsylvania Chronicle (August 31, 1768).“James Gordon Is removed from his store in Third-street.” When he moved his shop from Third Street to Chestnut...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Aug 2018

July 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (July 4, 1768).“RAN away … a Mulatto Slave, named HARRY.” July 4 is the day Americans celebrate their independence from Britain. It is...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Jul 2018

June 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette: Or, the Weekly Post- Boy (June 6, 1768).“His House is very well calculated for an Inn.” When Josiah F. Davenport opened an inn on Third Street in Philadelphia,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Jun 2018

May 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (May 16, 1768).“BURROWS DOWDNEY … MAKES and repairs all Kinds od Clocks and Watches.”   When it came to advertising, watch- and clockmaker...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 May 2018

April 11

GUEST CURATOR:  Sean Sullivan What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (April 11, 1768).“BOHEA TEA in large Chests, HYSON TEA in small Chests or Cannisters.” Tea was an established part of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Apr 2018

February 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (February 15, 1768).“She continues to sell … the genuine flour of mustard.” Mary Crathorne advertised the mustard and chocolate she “manufactured”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Feb 2018

January 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (January 18, 1768).“THE Publisher of this Paper … shall ever esteem it his Duty to serve and oblige them.” As was his privilege as the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Jan 2018

December 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Chronicle (December 14, 1767).“Webster has had the honour of working, with applause, for several of the nobility and gentry.” John Webster, an “Upholsterer...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Dec 2017

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