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21 August 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-Hampshire Gazette (August 21, 1767).“Choice London BOHEA TEA, to be sold by Henry Appleton, at £4...

Slavery Advertisements Published August 21, 1767

21 August 2017

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. South-Carolina and American...

August

20 August 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (August 20, 1767).“A considerable number of rolling screens for...

Slavery Advertisements Published August 20, 1767

20 August 2017

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250. Massachusetts Gazette (August...