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The American weekly mercury.

Other records:
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, 1908-
Format/Description:
Newspaper
Journal/Periodical
4 v. ; 33 cm.
No. 1 (Dec. 22, 1719)-no. 212 (Jan. 7, 1723).
Subjects:
American newspapers.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Newspapers.
Philadelphia County (Pa.) -- Newspapers.
Form/Genre:
Newspapers.
Contents:
Vol. I
Nos. 1-52 (1719-1720)
Vol. II
Nos. 53-106 (1720-1721)
Vol. III
Nos. 107-159 (1721-1722)
Vol. IV
Nos. 160-212 (1722-1724).
Notes:
No. 1 (Dec. 22, 1719)-no. 212 (Jan. 7, 1723) called also: Vol. 1-4.
Reprint. Originally published weekly: Philadelphia, Pa. : Andrew Bradford and John Capson.
"'The American Weekly Mercury, ' the republication of which has been undertaken by The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, was the first newspaper published in the Middle Colonies and the fourth in order of time published in America. ... The first number ... was issued at Philadelphia on December 22, 1719, by Andrew Bradford, the founder of the 'newspaper' in the Middle Colonies."--Preface - Vol. 1.
Facsimile reprint.
Contributor:
Bradford, Andrew, 1686-1742, publisher.
Colonial Society of Pennsylvania. , Publisher
OCLC:
1480977
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