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Newspapers on Microfilm

American Weekly Mercury

American Weekly Mercury (w). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has December 22, 1719 – May 22, 1746.

FILM, MICPT

Boston Evening Post

Boston Evening Post (w,sw). Boston, Massachusetts; Worcester, Massachusetts.

Ellis has August 18, 1735 – April 24, 1775October 20, 1781 – October 8, 1789.

Note: Title varies: 

  • Boston Evening Post August 18, 1735 – January 10, 1784;
  • American Herald and General Advertiser January 19, 1784 – March 29, 1784; 
  • American Herald April 5, 1784 – January 7, 1788;
  • American Herald and Federal Record January 14, 1788; 
  • American Herald January 21, 1788 – June 30, 1788;
  • American Herald and Worcester Recorder August 21, 1788 – October 8, 1789.

Place of publication varies:

  • Boston August 18, 1735 – June 30, 1788;
  • Worcester August 21, 1788 – October 8, 1789.

Frequency varies: semi-weekly February 28, 1788 – June 30, 1788. Continues Weekly Rehearsal listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

MICPT

Boston Gazette

Boston Gazette (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has December 21, 1719 – November 30, 1742.

Note: Title varies: Boston Gazette December 21, 1719 – October 20, 1741; Merged with New England Weekly Journal to form Boston Gazette or Weekly Journal October 27, 1741 – November 30, 1742.

FILM

Boston News-Letter

Boston News-Letter (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has April 24, 1704 – February 29, 1776 (incomplete).

Note: Title varies: Boston News-Letter April 24, 1704 – December, 1726; Weekly News-Letter January 5, 1727 – October, 1730; Boston Weekly News-Letter November 5, 1730 – December 30, 1742; Boston News-Letter September, 1757 – March 18, 1762; Boston News-Letter and New-England Chronicle March 25, 1762 – March 31, 1763; Massachusetts Gazette and Boston News-Letter April 7, 1763 – May 19, 1768; Boston Weekly News-Letter May 26, 1768 – September 21, 1769; Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter September 28, 1769 – February 29, 1776.

FILM RECORD (1704 – 1776); FILM (1704 – 1742)

Guide to FILM RECORD is SPEC-REF Z1223.5.A1 U47.

Daily Advertiser

Daily Advertiser (d). London, United Kingdom.

Ellis has January 1, 1731 – December 31, 1795.

FILM, Shelved under London Daily Advertiser

Maryland Gazette

Maryland Gazette (w). Annapolis, Maryland.

Ellis has January 17, 1745 – December 12, 1839.

Note: Title varies: Maryland Gazette January 17, 1745 – January 21, 1813; Maryland Gazette and Political Intelligencer January 28, 1813 – December 25, 1823; Maryland Gazette and State Register 1824 – December 28, 1826; Maryland Gazette January 4, 1827 – December 12, 1839. Publication suspended November, 1765 – March, 1766; December 25, 1777 – April 30, 1779.

FILM

Massachusetts Gazette and the Boston Post-Boy Advertiser

Massachusetts Gazette and the Boston Post-Boy Advertiser (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has April 21, 1735 – April 17, 1775.

Note: Title varies: Boston Weekly Post-Boy April 21, 1735 – June 4, 1750; Boston Post-Boy June 11, 1750 – 1754; Boston Weekly Advertiser April 22, 1757 – 1758; Green and Russell’s Boston Post-Boy and Advertiser January 1, 1759 – May 23, 1763; Boston Post-Boy and Advertiser May 30, 1763 – September 25, 1769; Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Post-Boy and Advertiser October 2, 1769 – April 17, 1775. Publication suspended: 1755 – 1757.

MICPT

New England Weekly Journal

New England Weekly Journal (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has March 20, 1727 – October 13, 1741.

Note: Merged with Boston Gazette to form Boston Gazette or Weekly Journal; Ellis has this on FILM with the Boston Gazette titles.

MICPT

New York Weekly Journal

New York Weekly Journal (w). New York, New York.

Ellis has November 5, 1733 – March 18, 1751.

MICPT

Pennsylvania Gazette

Pennsylvania Gazette (w). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has December 24, 1728 – December 30, 1789.

Note: Title varies: Universal Instructor in All Arts and Sciences: and Pennsylvania Gazette December 24, 1728 – September, 1729; Pennsylvania Gazette October 2, 1729 – December 30, 1789.

FILM

South Carolina Gazette

South Carolina Gazette (w). Charleston, South Carolina.

Ellis has 1732 – 1775.

Note: Continued by Gazette of the State of South Carolina listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

FILM

Virginia Gazette

Virginia Gazette (w). Williamsburg, Virginia.

Ellis has September 10, 1736 – December 9, 1780.

Note: Five different Gazettes were published during the period 1736 – 1780, sometimes simultaneously. The film made from the collections of the Williamsburg Institute of Early American History and Culture contains the following:

  • Virginia Gazette. August 6, 1736 – June, 1750. Wm. Parks, ed.
  • Virginia Gazette. January 3, 1751 – December 4, 1778. Hunter, Royale, Purdie & Dixon, Dixon & Hunter, eds.
  • Virginia Gazette. May 16, 1766 – February 3, 1776. Rind, Pinkney, eds. Also known as Rind’s Virginia Gazette.
  • Virginia Gazette. February 3, 1775 – December 9, 1780. Purdie, Clarkson & Davis, eds.
  • Virginia Gazette. February 12, 1779 – April 8, 1780. Dixon & Nicholson, eds. Moved to Richmond and was published there under the same title, 1780 – 1781.

FILM

Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser (w,sw). Richmond, Virginia.

Ellis has August 25, 1790 – December 9, 1809 (incomplete).

Note: Frequency varies: semi-weekly December, 1799 – 1809.

FILM

Virginia Gazette and Richmond and Manchester Advertiser (sw). Richmond, Virginia.

Ellis has April 22, 1793-January 23, 1795 (incomplete).

FILM