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American Herald

American Herald

Ellis has Jan. 19, 1784-Oct. 8, 1789.

Note: see also Boston Evening Post.

American Mercury

American Mercury (w). Hartford, Connecticut.

Ellis has July 12, 1784 – December 26, 1820.

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Argus

Argus (sw). Albany, New York.

Ellis has January 26, 1813 – December, 1865.

Note: Title varies:

  • Albany Argus January 26, 1813 – February, 1856;
  • Atlas and Argus February 18, 1856 – May 1865;
  • Argus May 1865 – December, 1865.

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Argus (sw,w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has September 15, 1788 – July 19, 1791; August 16, 1791 – June 28, 1793.

Note: Title varies:

  • Herald of Freedom and General Advertiser September 15, 1788 – April, 1791;
  • Herald of Freedom April 5, 1791 – July 19, 1791; Argus August 16, 1791 – June 28, 1793.

Frequency varies: weekly July 3, 1792 – April 12, 1793.

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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.

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Boston Semi-Weekly Advertiser

Boston Semi-Weekly Advertiser (sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has 1768-1820.

Note: Title varies: Essex Gazette August 2, 1768 – May 2, 1775; New England Chronicle; or, the Essex Gazette May 12, 1775 – April 4, 1776; New England Chronicle April 25 – September 12, 1776; Independent Chronicle September 19 – October 31, 1776; Independent Chronicle and Universal Advertiser November 7, 1776 – December 17, 1801; Independent Chronicle (varies slightly) December 21, 1801 – May 29, 1817; Independent Chronicle and Boston Patriot (varies slightly) June 4, 1817 – May 23, 1840

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Columbian Centinel

Columbian Centinel (sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has July 31, 1790 – December 30, 1820.

Note: Title varies: Columbian Centinel July 31, 1790 – October 2, 1799; Columbian Centinel and Massachusetts Federalist October 5, 1799 – December, 1817; Columbian Centinel January 3, 1818 – January 18, 1818; Columbian Centinel. American Federalist January, 1818 – December 30, 1820.

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Connecticut Courant

Connecticut Courant (w). Hartford, Connecticut.

Ellis has October 29, 1764 – December 31, 1792.

Note: Title varies: Connecticut Courant October 29, 1764 – June 1, 1774; Connecticut Courant and Hartford Weekly Intelligencer June 7, 1774 – February 10, 1778; Connecticut Courant and Weekly Intelligencer February 28, 1778 – March 14, 1791; Connecticut Courant March, 1791 – December 31, 1792.

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Connecticut Gazette

Connecticut Gazette (w). New Haven, Connecticut.

Ellis has April 12, 1755 – December 15, 1759.

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

Connecticut Gazette (w). New London, Connecticut.

Ellis has December 17, 1773 – December 27, 1820.

Note: Title varies: Connecticut Gazette and Universal Intelligencer December 13, 1773 – May 4, 1787; Connecticut Gazette May 11, 1787 – December 25, 1799; Connecticut Gazette and Commercial Intelligencer January 1, 1800 – March 6, 1805; Connecticut Gazette March 13, 1805 – December 27, 1820.

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Continental Journal and Weekly Advertiser

Continental Journal and Weekly Advertiser (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has May 30, 1776 – June 21, 1787.

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Daily Advertiser

Daily Advertiser (d). London, United Kingdom.

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

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Delaware Gazette or the Faithful Centinel

Delaware Gazette or the Faithful Centinel (w,sw). Wilmington, Delaware.

Ellis has June 28, 1785; January 18, 1786; April 12, 1786; January 10, 1789 – December 25, 1790.

Note: Title varies: Delaware Gazette June 28, 1785; Delaware Gazette or the Faithful Centinel January 18, 1786 – April 12, 1786; Delaware Gazette January 10, 1789 – August, 1789; Delaware Gazette and General Advertiser September 2, 1789 – December 25, 1790.

FILM RECORD

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

Edenton Intelligencer

Edenton Intelligencer (w). Edenton, North Carolina.

Ellis has April 9, 1788; June 4, 1788.

FILM RECORD

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

Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser

Falmouth Gazette and Weekly Advertiser (w). Falmouth, Maine.

Ellis has January 1, 1785 – March 30, 1786.

FILM RECORD

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

Freeman’s Journal; or the North-American Intelligencer

Freeman’s Journal; or the North-American Intelligencer (w). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has April 25, 1781 – May 2, 1792.

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Gazette Francoise

Gazette Francoise (w). Newport, Rhode Island.

Ellis has November 17, 1780 – January 1, 1781.

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Gazette of the State of Georgia

Gazette of the State of Georgia (w). Savannah, Georgia.

Ellis has January 3, 1783 – October 26, 1786; January 4, 1787 – November 24, 1796.

Note: Title varies: Gazette of the State of Georgia January 3, 1783 – October 16, 1788; Georgia Gazette October 23, 1788 – November 24, 1796.

FILM RECORD

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

Gazette of the State of South Carolina

Gazette of the State of South Carolina (w). Charleston, South Carolina.

Ellis has 1777 – 1780.

Note: Continues South Carolina Gazette listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Georgia State Gazette or Independent Register

Georgia State Gazette or Independent Register (w). Augusta, Georgia.

Ellis has October 14, 1786 – April 4, 1789.

FILM RECORD

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

Independent Ledger and American Advertiser

Independent Ledger and American Advertiser (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has June 15, 1778 – October, 1786.

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India Gazette

India Gazette (w). Calcutta, India.

Ellis has 1782 – 1788; August, 1822 – 1843.

Note: Title varies: Calcutta Public Advertiser.

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Kentucky Gazette

Kentucky Gazette (w,sw). Lexington, Kentucky.

Ellis has August 18, 1787 – September 8, 1792 (incomplete); October 5, 1793 – August 29, 1809; January 2, 1810 – December 10, 1819; July 18, 1822 – December 30, 1830; December 29, 1832 – December 11, 1841; January 8, 1842 – December 28, 1844.

Note: Title varies: Kentucky Gazette August 18, 1787 – January 11, 1803; Kentucky Gazette and General Advertiser January 18, 1803 – April 4, 1809; Kentucky Gazette April 11, 1809 – December 28, 1844. Frequency varies: semi-weekly January 4, 1797 – December, 1797; February 19, 1806 – December, 1806; April, 1836 – December, 1836.

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Kline’s Weekly Carlisle Gazette

Kline’s Weekly Carlisle Gazette (w). Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has August 17, 1785 – October 23, 1817.

Note: Title varies: Carlisle Gazette and the Western Repository of Knowledge; Kline’s Carlisle Weekly Gazette; Kline’s Weekly Carlisle.

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Martins North-Carolina Gazette

Martins North-Carolina Gazette. Newbern, North Carolina.

Ellis has July 11, 1787; December 19, 1787.

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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.

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Massachusetts Gazette

Massachusetts Gazette (w,sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has November 28, 1785 – November 11, 1788.

Note: Frequency varies: weekly 1785 – August 15, 1786. Continues Salem Gazette (w) listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Massachusetts Spy

Massachusetts Spy (w,sw,tw). Boston, Massachusetts; Worcester, Massachusetts.

Ellis has July 17, 1770 – April 6, 1775; May 3, 1775 – December 27, 1820.

Note: Title varies: Massachusetts Spy July 17, 1770 – October 1, 1772; Massachusetts Spy or Thomas’ Boston Journal October 8, 1772 – April 6, 1775; Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty May 3, 1775 – August 12, 1775; Thomas’ Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty August 16, 1775 – May 31, 1776; Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty June 14, 1776 – August 7, 1777; Haswell’s Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty August 14, 1777 – June 18, 1778; Thomas’ Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty June 25, 1778 – May 17, 1781; Thomas’ Massachusetts Spy, or Worcester Gazette May 24, 1781 – March, 1786; Worcester Magazine April, 1786 – March, 1788; Thomas’ Massachusetts Spy, or Worcester Gazette April, 1788 – October 10, 1810; Massachusetts Spy, or Worcester Gazette October 17, 1810 – February 20, 1811; Thomas’ Massachusetts Spy, or Worcester Gazette February 27, 1811 – December 27, 1820. Frequency varies: tri-weekly July 17, 1770 – November 5, 1770; semi-weekly November, 1770 – May, 1771. Publication suspended: February 1, 1771 – May, 1771; February 23, 1776 – April 19, 1776. Place of publication varies: Boston July 17, 1770 – April 6, 1775; Worcester May 3, 1775 – December 27, 1820.

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Montreal Gazette

Montreal Gazette (w,sw,tw). Montreal, Quebec (Canada).

Ellis has August 25, 1785 – December 31, 1877.

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New Hampshire Gazette

New Hampshire Gazette (w). Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Ellis has October 7, 1756; November 18, 1757.

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New Hampshire Gazette and General Advertiser (w). Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Ellis has September 8, 1782 – May 22, 1784; July 14, 1787 – December 30, 1789.

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New Hampshire Gazette, and Historical Chronicle (w). Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Greenland, New Hampshire.

Ellis has January 6, 1775 – January 9, 1776 (incomplete).

Note: Title varies: New Hampshire Gazette October 3, 1775; October 17, 1775. No issue published October 24, 1775. Place of publication varies: Greenland November 2, 1775 – December 5, 1775. Continues New Hampshire Gazette; Continued by Freeman’s Journal, or New Hampshire Gazette, both listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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New Hampshire Gazette, or State Journal and Advertiser (w). Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Ellis has June 16, 1778 – September 1, 1781 (incomplete).

Note: Continues Freeman’s Journal, or New Hampshire Gazette; Continued by New Hampshire Gazette and General Advertiser.

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New Hampshire Mercury

New Hampshire Mercury (w). Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Ellis has December 24, 1784 – March 12, 1788.

Note: Title varies: New Hampshire Mercury March 1, 1786 and October 18, 1786; otherwise, New Hampshire Mercury, and General Advertiser.

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New Haven Chronicle

New Haven Chronicle (w). New Haven, Connecticut.

Ellis has April 25, 1786 – September 11, 1787.

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New Haven Gazette

New Haven Gazette (w). New Haven, Connecticut.

Ellis has May 13, 1784 – June 18, 1789.

Note: Title varies: New Haven Gazette May 13, 1784 – February 9, 1786; New Haven Gazette and Connecticut Magazine February 15, 1786 – June 18, 1789.

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New Jersey Gazette

New Jersey Gazette (w). Burlington, New Jersey; Trenton, New Jersey.

Ellis has December 5, 1777 – November 27, 1786.

Note: Place of publication varies: Burlington December 5, 1777 – February 25, 1778; Trenton March 4, 1778 – November 27, 1786. Publication suspended: July 16, 1783 – December 9, 1783.

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New Jersey Journal and Political Intelligencer

New Jersey Journal and Political Intelligencer (w). Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

Ellis has October 18, 1786 – April 20, 1791 (incomplete).

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New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury

New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (w). New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey.

Ellis has February 1, 1768 – November 10, 1783.

Note: Place of publication varies: Newark, New Jersey September 21, 1776 – November 2, 1776. Continues New York Mercury listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Newport Herald

Newport Herald (w). Newport, Rhode Island.

Ellis has March 1, 1787 – September 17, 1791.

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Pennsylvania Evening Post

Pennsylvania Evening Post (d,sw,tw). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has January 24, 1775 – October 26, 1784.

Note: Title varies: Pennsylvania Evening Post January 24, 1775 – July 31, 1781; Pennsylvania Evening Post and Public Advertiser August 3, 1781 – 1783; Pennsylvania Evening Post and Daily Advertiser 1783 – October 26, 1784. Frequency varies: tri-weekly January 24, 1775 – September 23, 1777; October 11, 1777 – May 20, 1778; June 11, 1778 – January 4, 1779; semi-weekly January 7, 1779 – 1783.

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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.

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Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser

Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser (sw,w). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has July, 1765 – October, 1776.

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Pennsylvania Packet

Pennsylvania Packet (w). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has October 28, 1771 – December 31, 1798.

Note: See also Poulson’s American Daily Advertiser, Dunlop’s American Daily Advertiser, listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (d,sw,w). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has July 29, 1786 – August 31, 1927.

Note: Titles Include: Pittsburgh Gazette July 29, 1786 – January 3, 1842; Pittsburgh Daily Gazette and Advertiser July 29, 1844 – March 27, 1847; Pittsburgh Daily Gazette November 16, 1847 – February 14, 1877; Pittsburgh Gazette Commercial February 15, 1877 – February 24, 1877; Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette February 26, 1877 – November 2, 1901; Pittsburgh Gazette November 4, 1901 – April 30, 1906; Pittsburgh Gazette-Times May 1, 1906 – July 31, 1927; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 2, 1927 – August 31, 1927.

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Providence Gazette

Providence Gazette (w,sw). Providence, Rhode Island.

Ellis has October 20, 1762 – August 27, 1825.

Note: Title varies: Providence Gazette and Country Journal October 20, 1762 – January 10, 1795; Providence Gazette January, 1795 – January 11, 1811; Providence Gazette and Country Journal January 12, 1811 – February 22, 1817; Providence Gazette and Moral and Political and Commercial Register March 1, 1817 – December, 1819; Providence Gazette January 3, 1820 – August 27, 1825. Frequency varies: semi-weekly January 3, 1820 – August 27, 1825. Publication suspended May, 1765 – August, 1766.

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Rivington’s New York Gazetteer

Rivington’s New York Gazetteer (w,sw). New York, New York.

Ellis has April 22, 1773 – December 31, 1783.

Note: Title varies: Rivington’s New York Gazetteer April 22, 1773 – October 11, 1777; Rivington’s New York Loyal Gazette October 18, 1777 – December 6, 1777; Royal Gazette December 13, 1777 – November 19, 1783; Rivington’s New York Gazette and Universal Advertiser November 22, 1783 – December 31, 1783. Frequency varies: semi-weekly May, 1778 – November 19, 1783. Publication suspended: November, 1775 – October, 1777.

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Royal Gazette

Royal Gazette (sw). Charleston, South Carolina.

Ellis has May 19, 1781 – September 28, 1782.

Note: Continues South Carolina and American General Gazette listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Royal Gazette (w). Fredericton, New Brunswick; St. John, New Brunswick (Canada).

Ellis has October 11, 1785 – December 29, 1841.

Note: Title varies: Royal Gazette and New Brunswick Advertiser October 11, 1785 – October, 1802; Royal Gazette November, 1802 – 1808; Royal Gazette and New Brunswick Advertiser 1808 – 1814; New Brunswick Royal Gazette 1815 – 1834; Royal Gazette 1834 – December 29, 1841. Place of publication varies: St. John October 11, 1785 – February, 1815.

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Salem Gazette

Salem Gazette (w). Salem, Massachusetts.

Ellis has October 18, 1781 – November 22, 1785.

Note: Continued by Massachusetts Gazette listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Salem Gazette (w,sw). Salem, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 5, 1790 – December 29, 1820.

Note: Title varies: American Eagle January 5, 1790. Frequency varies: weekly 1790 – May, 1796; semi-weekly 1796 – 1820. Continues Salem Mercury listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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Salem Mercury

Salem Mercury (w). Salem, Massachusetts.

Ellis has October 14, 1786 – December 29, 1789.

Note: Title varies: Salem Mercury: Political, Commercial, and Moral October 14, 1786 – April 8, 1788; Salem Mercury April 15, 1788 – December 29, 1789. Continued by Salem Gazette (w,sw) listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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South Carolina and American General Gazette

South Carolina and American General Gazette (w,sw). Charleston, South Carolina.

Ellis has 1764 – 1769; 1776 – 1782.

Note: Title varies: Royal Gazette listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide. Frequency varies: semi-weekly October, 1780 – February 28, 1781. Suspended for several short periods during the Revolutionary War.

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Times

Times (d). London, United Kingdom.

Ellis has January 1, 1785 to December 2003.

Note: Title varies: Daily Universal Register January 1, 1785 – 1787; Times; or, Daily Universal Register January, 1788 – May 18, 1788; Times May 19, 1788 to December 2003.

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United States Chronicle

United States Chronicle (w). Providence, Rhode Island.

Ellis has January 1, 1784 – May 17, 1804.

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United States Gazette

United States Gazette (d). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ellis has June 12, 1794 – August 12, 1796; January, 1800 – December, 1802; January, 1804 – June, 1812; January, 1813 – December 23, 1813; August 16, 1814 – December, 1818; January, 1820 – December, 1830; January, 1833 – December, 1837; July, 1838 – June, 1842; July, 1843 – June, 1847.

Note: Title varies: Gazette of the United States and Daily Evening Advertiser June 12, 1794 – June 30, 1795; Gazette of the United States July 1, 1795 – June 30, 1796; Gazette of the United States and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser July 1, 1796 – June 24, 1800; Gazette of the United States and Daily Advertiser June 28, 1800 – November 1, 1801; Gazette of the United States November 2, 1801 – February 18, 1804; United States Gazette February 20, 1804 – March 7, 1818; Merged with True American to form Union, or United States Gazette and True American March 9, 1818 – March 31, 1823; United States Gazette April 1, 1823 – June 30, 1847.

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United States Gazette (sw). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York, New York.

Ellis has April 15, 1789 – September 18, 1793; August 10, 1801 – December 31, 1810; April 2, 1812 – December 30, 1818; January, 1824 – November 10, 1838.

Note: Title varies: Gazette of the United States April 15, 1789 – September 11, 1801; Country Gazette of the United States September 14, 1801 – November 2, 1801; Gazette of the United States for the Country November 6, 1801 – March 7, 1818; United States Gazette and the True American for the Country March 11, 1818 – December 30, 1818; United States Gazette for the Country January, 1824 – November 10, 1838. Place of publication varies: New York 1789 – October, 1790; Philadelphia November, 1790 – November, 1838.

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Vermont Gazette

Vermont Gazette (w). Bennington, Vermont.

Ellis has June 7, 1784 – May 24, 1793 (1789, 1792, and 1793 are incomplete).

Note: Continues Vermont Gazette or Freeman’s Depository listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

FILM RECORD

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

Vermont Gazette or Freeman’s Depository (w). Bennington, Vermont.

Ellis has June 5, 1783 – May 24, 1784.

Note: Continued by Vermont Gazette listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

FILM RECORD

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

Vermont Journal and the Universal Advertiser

Vermont Journal and the Universal Advertiser (w). Windsor, Vermont.

Ellis has August 7, 1783 – July 26, 1785.

FILM RECORD

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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