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Your search for posts with tags containing Rind's Virginia Gazette found 13 posts

September 6

“TOUT A LA MODE.” George Lafong introduced himself to the ladies and gentlemen of Williamsburg as a “French HAIR-DRESSER” in an advertisement in the September 6, 1770, edition of William Rind’s Virginia Gazette.  Apparently,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Sep 2020

July 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “He purposes to return to this LAND of LIBERTY.” In the summer of 1770, William Wylie, a watchmaker, took to the pages of William Rind’s Virginia Gazette to...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Jul 2020

June 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “This mill was erected principally with a view of encouraging our own manufactures.” Although advertisements promoting local industry and encouraging “domestic...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Jun 2020

December 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “She has an assistant just arrived from London.” In the late 1760s, relatively few women in Williamsburg, Virginia, resorted to the public prints to advertise consumer...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Dec 2019

April 27

GUEST CURATOR: Samantha Surowiec What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Rind] (April 27, 1769).“To be SOLD … before Mr. Anthony Hay’s door, in Williamsburg … TWENTY LIKELY...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Apr 2019

December

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Rind] (December 22, 1768). “A SCHEME of a LOTTERY.” Bernard Moore did not specify why he set about “disposing of certain LANDS, SLAVES, and STOCKS”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Dec 2018

November 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Purdie & Dixon] (November 24, 1768).“SUKEY HAMILTON, cook to the late Govenror, with her youngest daughter.” The name Sukey Hamilton, belonging...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Nov 2018

July 21

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Rind] (July 21, 1768).“I shall … give relief in all sicknesses, even the most desperate.” When De Lacoudre, a “FRENCH Doctor,” settled...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 21 Jul 2018

June 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Virginia Gazette [Rind] (June 30, 1768).“THE VIRGINIA ALMANACK, AND LADIES DIARY, For the Year of our Lord 1769.” William Rind got a jump on the market for almanacs...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Jun 2018

August 8

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Rind’s Virginia Gazette (August 8, 1766).“The MARYLAND LOTTERY. … A few Tickets still remain unsold.” The Maryland Lottery offered “Land (lying in Kent County)”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Aug 2016

July

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week? Rind’s Virginia Gazette (July 18, 1766).“ALL the PERSONAL ESTATE of the said Dr. Alexander Jameson.” Today’s advertisement, a notice for an estate sale, features...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Jul 2016

May 31

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week? Third page of Rind’s Virginia Gazette (May 30, 1766).Two weeks the Adverts 250 Project featured the entire first issue of Rind’s Virginia Gazette in order to examine the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 May 2016

May 16

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Rind’s Virginia Gazette (May 16, 1766).“THE Publisher of the GAZETTE, will esteem it as a Favour.” Special circumstances prompt me to deviate from the usual “featured...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 May 2016

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