Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts Volume 9

Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...on the CoUntry-Journal, are desired to send in the same to the Undertakers, Edes and Gill, with all Expedition. In the issue of 25 March, 1755, appeared the following (p. 3/2): Whereas it was propos'd to publish the first No. of the Country-journal, the first Monday of March Inst. This may serve to inform the Public, That as a sufficient Number of Subscribers have not yet appear'd, we are obliged to defer it for a Week or so.... Edes & Gill. In the issue of 1 April, 1755, was printed this notice (p. 4/1): TfHe Publisher of this Paper, propos'd to have continued the same to the 30 th Instant, and no longer, and to have given his Customers Notice accordingly: But finding, that his continuing of it even to that Time, wou'd prejudice him in other Parts of his Business; he hereby informs them that he shall not publish it from this Day: And desires all those who are indebted for the same, or for Advertisements inserted Uierein, to make Payment. On MONDAY NEXT will be published, No. i. of the Boston-Gazette, or Country Journal. The CONDITIONS are as follows. The first issue of the Boston Gazette published by Benjamin Edes and John Gill was that of 7 April, 1755, numbered 1. The last issue published by them was that of 17 April, 1775, when the partnership between Edes and Gill was dissolved, and the paper was driven from Boston to Watertown. It was published at Watertown from 5 June, 1775, to 28 October, 1776, when it returned to Boston and was there published from 4 November, 1776, to 25 December, 1780. It has been customary, in previous accounts of Boston newspapers, to regard the Boston Gazette from 1719 to 1780 as three distinct papers. Such a division is purely arbitrary, its propriety BOSTON GAZETTE may well be questioned, and this view is more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236543203
  • 9781236543202