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Search Results for "Shipping News"

Your search for posts with tags containing Shipping News found 14 posts

November 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Just received per the Hopewell … 53 56.” John Morton’s advertisement for a “Neat and general Assortment of Good suitable for the Season”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Nov 2020

December 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “HAS JUST IMPORTED, in the ship Georgia Packet, Capt. George Anderson, from London.” Colonial merchants and shopkeepers often informed prospective customers of the origins...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Dec 2019

May 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (May 9, 1769). “Just Imported in the Schooner Liberty.” John Prince placed a short advertisement for “A Quantity of the best JAMAICA SUGARS, by the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 May 2019

April 24

GUEST CURATOR: Samantha Surowiec What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Chronicle (April 24, 1769). “TO BE SOLD, the SHIP AMERICA.” Being from Massachusetts, I have spent time in major port cities...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Apr 2019

October 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (October 12, 1768).“INGLIS and HALL, Have just imported, In the INDUSTRY, FURSE, from BRISTOL.” When Inglis and Hall placed an advertisement in the October...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Oct 2018

August 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (August 17, 1768).“LEWIS JOHNSON Has just imported … AN ASSORTMENT of MEDICINES.” When readers of the Georgia Gazette perused the August 17, 1768,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Aug 2018

June 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (June 29, 1768).“Has just imported for Sale from LONDON, By the CHARMING SALLY, Capt. RAINIER.” To inform residents of Savannah and the rest of the colony...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Jun 2018

May 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (May 25, 1768).“MANCHESTER and BIRMINGHAM WARES, daily expected from Bristol.” In an advertisement they placed in the May 25, 1768, edition of the Georgia...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 May 2018

July 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 8, 1767).“INGLIS and HALL have just imported, In the ship Friendship, Capt. Fitzherbert, from Bristol.” Inglis and Hall advertised a “NEAT...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Jul 2017

March 1

GUEST CURATOR: Daniel McDermott What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (March 12, 1767).“A few Firkins choice Irish Butter.” The advertisement featured today seems to be a standard advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Mar 2017

January 28

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 28, 1767).“INGLIS and HALL, have just imported, In the DIANA, Capt. CHEESEMAN, from LONDON.” Inglis and Hall, frequent advertisers in the Georgia...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Jan 2017

January 5

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Evening-Post (January 5, 1767).“A general Assortment of English and India GOODS, consisting of the following Articles.” William Palfrey’s lengthy list advertisement,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 5 Jan 2017

June

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston Post-Boy (June 2, 1766).Boston Post-Boy (June 2, 1766).“HAs just imported from London in Capt. Coffin and Capt. Marshall, a fresh and neat Assortment of Goods.” Fredrick...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jun 2016

Glasgow Advertiser, 20 September 1790, p. 3, 4

New York, August 4.On Monday the 12th ult. there was a violent tempest at Leominster, Massachusetts, attended with hail which was of such a size, and fell with such velocity, that the stoutest Indian corn was beaten into shreds–vast quantities of apples...

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