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12 December 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 12, 1767).“LABRADORE TEA … to be sold at EDES and GILL’s Printing-Office,...

December 11

11 December 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina and American General Gazette (December 11, 1767).“A LARGE Sortment of JEWELLERY and PLATE.”...

Slavery Advertisements Published December 11, 1767

11 December 2017

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. New-Hampshire Gazette (December...

December 1

10 December 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Journal (December 10, 1767).“One of the most useful and entertaining Almanacks in America.”...