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September 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “To be SOLD … Best PORTER.” Colonial printers often devoted as much space to advertising as news, editorials, and other content in their newspapers.  Advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 10 Sep 2020

May

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A Few Bales of well bought WHITE PLAINS.” When he prepared to go to press with the May 22, 1770, edition, Charles Crouch, printer of the South-Carolina Gazette and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 May 2020

May 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.” As usual, the masthead for the May 1, 1770, edition of the South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal proclaimed that it contained “the freshest...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 1 May 2020

April 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “CHOCOLATE warranted good.” T. and J. Fleet, printers of the Boston Evening-Post, had far more content to publish than usual when they prepared the April 23, 1770, edition. ...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Apr 2020

April 11

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “RUN AWAY … TWO NEGROE MEN.” Given the distance, it is not surprising that it took longer for word of the Boston Massacre to reach James Johnston, printer of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Apr 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

Restall Reviews Gibson in the TLS, Dec 6, 2016

Matthew Restall, “Strangers in their country: Who is allowed to be American?” a review of Carrie Gibson, El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America (Grove Press, 2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 6 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

Fletcher Reviews Eire, “St. Teresa” in the TLS, Nov 5, 2019

Stella Fletcher, “Saints,” a review of Carlos MN Eire, The Life of St. Teresa of Avila, in the Times Literary Supplement, Nov 5, 2019.
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 11 Nov 2019

November 8

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (November 8, 1769). “A Large and Compleat ASSORTMENT of EAST-INDIA and EUROPEAN GOODS.” James Johnston, the printer of the Georgia Gazette, had too much...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 8 Nov 2019

September

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (September 20, 1769). “TO BE SOLD …” The September 6, 1769, edition of the Georgia Gazette included a note from the printer indicating that “Advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Sep 2019

August 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (August 30, 1769). “To be sold …” Like most other newspaper published in the colonial era, a standard issue of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Aug 2019

June 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (June 16, 1769). “For … other new Advertisements, see the additional PAPER of this Day.” The final column on the first page of the June...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Jun 2019

Howard Reviews Catlos in TLS, May 14, 2019

Damian Howard, “Islam’s lost paradise: Tolerance and conflict in early modern Spain” reviews Brian A. Catlos, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain (2018) in the Times Literary Supplement, May 19, 2019.
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 24 May 2019

April 11

GUEST CURATOR: Bryant Halpin What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the Boston-Gazette (April 10, 1769). “Sperma-Caeti CANDLES.” In this advertisement from the Supplement to the Boston-Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 11 Apr 2019

March 4

GUEST CURATOR: Olivia Burke What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the New-York Journal (March 4, 1769). “PAINT STORE … Yellow oaker … Prussian blue.” This advertisement for...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 4 Mar 2019

January 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (January 25, 1769). “[NO. 278.]” Unlike some of its counterparts in other colonies, the Georgia Gazette rarely distributed a supplement with the standard...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Jan 2019

November

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (November 2, 1768).“[No. 266.]” Earlier this week the Adverts 250 Project featured a supplement that accompanied the October 27, 1768, edition of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Nov 2018

October 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Supplement to the New-York Journal (October 27, 1768).“SUPPLEMENT to the NEW-YORK JOURNAL OR GENERAL ADVERTISER.” John Holt’s newspaper lived up to the full...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Oct 2018

July 27

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (July 27, 1768).“THE subscribers … take this method of informing the publick, That they carry on the TAYLOR’S BUSINESS.” Many colonial printers...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 27 Jul 2018

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