Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers in the Library of Congress
337. Plain dealer. w., Dec. 25, 1775-Feb. 12,
Note: "The Plain-dealer. The first newspaper
in New Jersey now first printed from a unique
contemporaneous manscript copy. With an introduction
and notes by William Nelson. Privately printed,
1894". This was a newsletter in manuscript form,
contributed to by members of a literary association
at Bridgeton, and kept in the tavern of Matthew
Potter for the benefit of all who chose to read it.
This reproduction was made by Thomas Harris. The
originals are written on sheets of octavo size. The
Jan. 15, 1776 issue of this publication was known as:
Mr. Plain dealer. Established Dec. 25, 1775,
and continued in eight weekly numbers to Feb. 12,
L.C. file contains:
Prospectus: Dec. 21.
Dec. 25, no. 1.
Note: Bound with this: 1776, reproductions.
Jan. (1)-Feb. 12, no. 2-8.
Note: Reproductions. Bound with 1775
Jan. (1)-Feb. 12, no. 2-8. Note: Reproductions.
Bound with 1775 reproductions.
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