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March 26

26 March 2017

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Cyder Brandy TO BE SOLD at Mrs. LeFebure’s Shop.” Massachusetts Gazette (March 26, 1767).Yesterday...

Slavery Advertisements Published March 26, 1767

26 March 2017

These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on Twitter:  @SlaveAdverts250. Compiled by Megan Watts New-York...

Reflections from Guest Curator Ceara Morse

25 March 2017

My second round of Adverts 250 was an interesting one to say the least. It took my experience from last semester and tried to find better sources. Sometimes I failed and at other times...

March 25

25 March 2017

GUEST CURATOR: Ceara Morse What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 25, 1767).“HENRY SNOW, Distiller from London, MAKES...