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April 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “SHIP-CHANDLERY.” William Price deployed typography to attract attention to his advertisement for “BEST Bridport CANVAS, and sundry other Articles” in the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Apr 2020

April 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “ASSORTMENT of GOODS, Agreeable to the RESOLUTIONS.” The partnership of Smith and Atkinson informed consumers in and around Boston that they stocked “A small...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Apr 2020

December 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this weel? “LONDON MAGAZINE.” Nicholas Langford, “Bookseller, on the Bay,” inserted an advertisement for the London Magazine in the December 7, 1769, edition of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Dec 2019

November 26

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “New Advertisements.” In the fall of 1769 Peter Timothy did good business when it came to publishing advertisements in the South-Carolina Gazette. Consider the November...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 26 Nov 2019

November 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (November 16, 1769). “No Subscriber can purchase any NEGROES, or OTHER GOODS, or MERCHANDIZE WHATEVER.” On July 22, 1769, colonists who attended...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Nov 2019

November 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (November 16, 1769). “He will sell at the lowest Advance, and allow ten per Cent. discount for CASH.” In the late 1760s James Courtonne operated...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Nov 2019

November 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (November 9, 1769). “Advertisements, &c. not inserted in this Sheet, will be published in a Supplement.” Peter Timothy, printer of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Nov 2019

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (November 1, 1769). “His printed CATALOGUE may be had.” In an advertisement that ran on the front page of the November 2, 1769, edition of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Nov 2019

October 29

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (October 26, 1769). “Neat Worsted Stuffs, proper for Negro Wenches Gowns.” Fourteen notices concerning enslaved men, women, and children appeared...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Oct 2019

October 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (October 18, 1769). “For the Remainder of new Advertisements … turn to the last Page.” Peter Timothy, the printer of the South-Carolina...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Oct 2019

September 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (August 31, 1769). “Orders from the country will be punctually answered.” When William Wilson placed an advertisement about “a fresh...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 3 Sep 2019

August 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (August 24, 1769). “He is determined … not to import any more Goods.” In August 1769, Joshua Lockwood promoted “A VERY neat Assortment...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Aug 2019

August 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (August 3, 1769). “Two negro boys brought up to the jeweler’s trade.” When John Paul Grimke, a jeweler, decided to “retire from...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Aug 2019

July 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (July 23, 1769). “AN ACADEMY … for the Instruction of YOUTH in the ENGLISH LANGUAGE.” In an advertisement in the July 20, 1769, edition...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Jul 2019

June 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (June 1, 1769). “BREW-HOUSE.” John Calvert and Company placed a brief advertisement in the June 1, 1769, edition of the South-Carolina Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Jun 2019

December 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (December 1, 1768).“EUROPEAN GOODS” Two days after their advertisement for “A LARGE AND COMPLEAT ASSORTMENT OF EUROPEAN...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 Dec 2018

October 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (October 17, 1768, but misdated October 16, 1768).“A FRESH ASSORTMENT of GOODS, proper for the present and approaching season.” At a glance, Paul...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Oct 2018

September 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette (September 19, 1768).“ABSENTED himself … a negro fellow named BROMLEY.” Throughout the summer of 1768 Thomas Shirley inserted the same...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Sep 2018

May 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? South-Carolina Gazette (May 9, 1768).“PROPOSALS For Publishing by SUBSCRIPTION, ALL THE ACTS and ORDINANCES.” John Rutledge placed a particular sort of advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 May 2018

January 4

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South Carolina Gazette (January 4, 1767).“A Large assortment of JEWELLERY and PLATE.” Jonathan Sarrazin, a jeweler in Charleston, used a woodcut of a teapot, one of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Jan 2018

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