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244. The Essex gazette. w., Aug. 2, 1768-May 2, 1775.

Note: Paged consecutively Aug. 2, 1768-1774. Subtitle, "Containing the freshest advices, both foreign and domestic," follows title after a period and line. Removed to Cambridge and changed its title to The New-England chronicle, or, The Essex gazette, May 12, 1775. The final issue at Salem was for May 2, 1775.

Publisher: Aug. 2, 1768, Samuel Hall. Jan. 7, 1772, Samuel and Ebenezer Hall.

L.C. file contains:


1768. Aug. 2-Dec. 27. 1 v. V. 574
1769. Jan. 3-Dec. 26. 1 v. Mutilated: May 2, 16, July 11, Aug. 15. Bled: Apr. 18, 25. Missing: May 9. V. 575
1770. Jan. 2-Dec. 25. 1 v. Mutilated: Sept. 18, Nov. 20. Note: This volume is bled. V. 576
1771. Jan. 1-Dec. 31. 1 v. Bled: Jan. 1, 8. V. 577

Feb. 12/19 (v. III, no. 134). Box 41, Fol. 9
1772. Jan. 7-Dec. 29. 1 v. Supplement: Apr. 7. Mutilated: Feb. 25, May 19. Missing: May 26, June 2. V. 578
1773. Jan. 5-Dec. 28. 1 v. Extraordinary: Feb. 2. Mutilated: Feb. 2 extraordinary, June 8. V. 579
1774. Jan. 4-Dec. 27. 1 v. Broadside: Probably Oct. 21-24. (Bound following Oct. 4.) A continuation of the dispute regarding Dr. Latham's prac- tice in regard to smal-pox. Salem, Apr. 9, 1774. 2 p. Issued by the Essex gazette, Apr. 12, 1774, not paged with the paper. (Bound following Apr. 12.) The following extraordinary bills, pending before the Britsh parliament, arrived last night in Capt. William- son, in 36 days from Bristol. Boston, June 3, 1774. Salem: Printed by S. and E. Hall. 2 p. (Bound follow- ing June 7.) A narrative of the late disturbances at Marblelhead. 4 p. (Bound follow- ing May 10.) Supplement: Mar. 15, Apr. 5. Mutilated: May 24. V. 580
1775. Jan. 3-May 2. 1 v. Broadside: Apr. 14. Supplement: Feb. 2, Apr. 18. Bled: Jan. 3. V. 581

MICROFORMS
1768-1775. Aug. 2-May 2. (microprint)
1768-1775. Aug. 2-May 2. (microflim) #3213

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