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American Apollo

American Apollo (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has October 5, 1792 – December 25, 1794.

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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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Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly

Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly (w). Boston, Massachusetts and Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January, 1961 – December, 1961; January, 1963 – December, 1964.

Note: Place of publication varies:

  • Boston, Massachusetts January, 1961 – December, 1961;
  • Chicopee, Massachusetts January, 1963 – December, 1964.

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Barron’s the National Financial Weekly

Barron’s the National Financial Weekly (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January, 1932 – December, 1932.

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Boston Chronicle

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

Ellis has December 21, 1767 – June 25, 1770.

Note: Frequency varies: weekly December, 1767 – December, 1768.

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Boston Commercial Gazette

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

Ellis has September 7, 1795 – June 4, 1798; June 21, 1798 – October 6, 1800.

Note: Title varies:

  • Boston Price-Current September 7, 1795 – June 4, 1798;
  • Russell’s Gazette June 21, 1798 – October 6, 1800.

Frequency varies: weekly September 7, 1795 – September 12, 1796.

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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 Evening Transcript

Boston Evening Transcript (d). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has July 24, 1830 – April, 1941.

Note: Title varies: Daily Evening Transcript July 24, 1830 – 1853; Boston Transcript 1854 – September, 1866; Boston Daily Evening Transcript October 1, 1866 – November 10, 1872; Boston Evening Transcript November 11, 1872 – April, 1941.

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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.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe (d). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 1, 1978 to December 31, 2003.

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Boston Kaleidoscope and Literary Rambler

Boston Kaleidoscope and Literary Rambler

Ellis has December 5, 1818 – November 13, 1819.

Note: Title varies: Kaleidoscope December 5, 1818 – January 2, 1819: Absorbed The Idiot, or Invisible Rambler January, 1819 to become Boston Kaleidoscope and Literary Rambler January 9, 1819 – November 13,1819.

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Boston Mirror

Boston Mirror (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has October 22, 1808 – July 21, 1810.

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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.

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

Boston Patriot

Boston Patriot (sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has 1809-1820.

Note: Title varies: Boston Patriot March 3, 1809 – March 2, 1816; Boston Patriot and Morning Advertiser March 9, 1816 – May, 1817; Merged with Independent Chronicle to form Independent Chronicle and Boston Patriot (for the country) June 4, 1817 – 1820.

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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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Boston Yankee

Boston Yankee (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 3, 1812 – January 20, 1820.

Note: Title varies: Yankee January 3, 1812 – April 8, 1819; Boston Yankee April 15, 1819 – January 20, 1820.

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Censor

Censor (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has November 23, 1771 – May 2, 1772.

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Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor (Eastern Edition) (d). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has November 25, 1908 to December 2003.

Note: Eastern Edition published as Atlantic Edition 1908 – 1960.

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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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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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Essex Gazette

Essex Gazette (w). Salem, Massachusetts; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has August 2, 1768 – July 25, 1776.

Note: Title varies: Essex Gazette August 2, 1768 – May 2, 1775; New England Chronicle May 12, 1775 – July 25, 1776. Place of publication varies: Salem August 2, 1768 – May 2, 1775; Cambridge May 12, 1775 – April 4, 1776; Boston April 25, 1776 – July 25, 1776. Continued by Independent Chronicle listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

see Boston Semi-Weekly Advertiser.

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Federal Orrery

Federal Orrery (sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has October 20, 1794 – October 31, 1796.

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Idiot, or Invisible Rambler

Idiot, or Invisible Rambler (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has December 20, 1817 – January 2, 1819.

Note: Absorbed by Kaleidoscope January, 1819.

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Impartial Register

Impartial Register (sw). Salem, Massachusetts.

Ellis has May 12, 1800 – December 17, 1801.

Note: Title varies: Impartial Register May 12, 1800 – July, 1800; Salem Impartial Register August, 1800 – December 17, 1801.

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Independent Ledger and American Advertiser

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

Ellis has June 15, 1778 – October, 1786.

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Journal of Humanity

Journal of Humanity (w). Andover, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 3, 1832 – February 28, 1833; May 16, 1833.

Note: Title varies: Journal of Humanity and Herald of the American Temperance Society.

Note: Shelved with Spirit of the Age, Journal of Humanity.

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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 Gazette and Boston News-Letter

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

Ellis has January 3, 1765 – December 27, 1770; January 17, 1771 – February 22, 1776.

Note: Title varies: Massachusetts Gazette and Boston News-Letter January 3, 1765 – May 19, 1768; Boston Weekly News-Letter May 26, 1768 – September 21, 1769; Massachusetts Gazette and Boston Weekly News-Letter September 28, 1769 – February 22, 1776.

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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.

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Massachusetts Mercury

Massachusetts Mercury (sw,tw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 1, 1793 – March 8, 1803.

Note: Title varies: Massachusetts Mercury January 1, 1793 – June, 1793; Mercury July 2, 1793 – November, 1795; Massachusetts Mercury December, 1795 – June, 1796; Mercury July 8, 1796 – December, 1796; Massachusetts Mercury January, 1797 – December, 1800; Mercury and New England Palladium January 2, 1801 – March 8, 1803. Frequency varies: tri-weekly January 1, 1793 – July 2, 1793.

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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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National Aegis

National Aegis (w). Worcester, Massachusetts.

Ellis has December 2, 1801 – December 27, 1820.

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New England Courant

New England Courant (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has August 7, 1721 – June 25, 1726.

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New England Palladium

New England Palladium (sw). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has March 11, 1803 – December 29, 1820.

Note: Title varies: New England Palladium March 11, 1803 – December 31, 1814; New England Palladium and Commercial Advertiser January, 1815 – December 29, 1820.

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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.

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Pittsfield Sun

Pittsfield Sun (w). Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Ellis has 1800-1820.

Note: Title varies: Sun September 16, 1800 – December, 1805; Pittsfield Sun, or Republican Monitor January, 1805 – 1807; Pittsfield Sun 1808 – 1820.

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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 Impartial Register

Salem Impartial Register (sw). Salem, Massachusetts.

Ellis has May 12, 1801 – December 30, 1820.

Note: Title varies: Salem Impartial Register May 12, 1801 – December 31, 1801; Salem Register January 4, 1802 – July 16, 1807; Essex Register July 23, 1807 – December 30, 1820.

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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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Satirist

Satirist (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has January 16, 1812 – May 9, 1812.

Note: Title varies: Boston Satirist, or Weekly Museum.

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Scourge

Scourge (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has August 10, 1811 – December 28, 1811.

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Spirit of the Age, and Journal of Humanity

Spirit of the Age, and Journal of Humanity (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has May 23, 1833 – January 2, 1834; January 2, 1834 – March 20,1834.

Note: Filmed with Journal of Humanity, and Protestant Vindicator.

FILM, Shelved as Spirit of the Age, and Journal of Humanity.

Weekly Rehearsal

Weekly Rehearsal (w). Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis has September 27, 1731 – August 11, 1735.

Note: Continued by Boston Evening Post listed separately in alphabetical order in this guide.

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