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August 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “For CHARLESTOWN … the Sloop SALLY.” In many ways, these brief advertisements published in the Pennsylvania Journal in the summer of 1770 looked very much...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 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 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Ah—Liberty!  …. An empty sound alone remains of thee.” John Mason, an upholsterer, did not merely seek to sell paper hangings (or wallpaper) and bedding...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Jul 2020

July 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Manufactured at the MANHEIM GLASS WORKS, in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania.” The partnership of Brooks and Sharp injected patriotism into an advertisement for “AMERICAN...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Jul 2020

June 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “At the sign of the Jolly Sailor.” In an era before standardized street numbers, advertisers resorted to a variety of means of describing their locations. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Jun 2020

May 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Carry on the business with the same head workman as manufactured for Jackson and Gibbons.” At the beginning of 1770, William Norton and Company placed an advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 May 2020

March 22, 177

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “My customers are therefore requested to be upon their guard against such deceptions.” Counterfeit hams!  In an advertisement that ran in the March 22, 1770, edition...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Mar 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

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

June 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Journal (June 15, 1769). “ROBERT AITKEN, Bookseller, From Glasgow.” Robert Aitken, a bookseller, kept shop in Philadelphia only briefly in 1769. In...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Jun 2019

May 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Journal (May 18, 1769). “Particular care will be taken to do Advertisements, Blanks, &c. on very short notice.” When Joseph Crukshank opened a printing...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 May 2019

February 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (February 16, 1769). “Their love of liberty … will induce them to give their assistance in supporting the interest of their country.” On...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Feb 2019

February

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (February 2, 1769). “The following large assortment of GOODS.” Merchants and shopkeepers frequently made appeals to consumer choice when promoting...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Feb 2019

January 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (January 26, 1769). “Catalogues may be had of what Books will be sold this Night.” An advertisement in the January 26, 1769, edition of the Pennsylvania...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Jan 2019

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Journal (November 17, 1768).“Will be presented, a Comedy called the JEALOUS WIFE.” Resorting to creative typography, the compositor for the Pennsylvania...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Nov 2018

November 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (November 17, 1768).“JULIET BONTAMPS, French Millener … MICHELLE BONTAMPS, Fencing master.” Juliet Bontamps, “French Millener,”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Nov 2018

October

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Postscript to the Pennsylvania Gazette (October 20, 1768).“The Sign of the Bell and Looking-glass.” Logos are ubiquitous in twenty-first century marketing campaigns,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Oct 2018

July 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the Pennsylvania Journal (July 21, 1768).“PROPOSALS For Re-printing by SUBSCRIPTION.” In the summer of 1768 James Adams, a printer in Wilmington, Delaware,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Jul 2018

June 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Journal (June 2, 1768).“JOHN BOYD, Druggist, Has just imported, and now sells, at BALTIMORE TOWN.” John Boyd placed an advertisement for “A Neat...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Jun 2018

June

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Pennsylvania Journal (June 2, 1768).“For a more particular description I refer to my printed catalogue.” In the spring of 1768 William Semple advertised...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jun 2018

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