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546. The American weekly mercury.w., Dec. 22, 1719-May 22 (?), 1746.

Note: The American weekly mercury was the first newspaper published in the middle colonies, and the fourth, in order of time, published in America. Preface to v. 1. The volumes for Dec. 22, 1719-Jan. 7, 1724, are indexed; these were republished in facsimile by the Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1907. The last issue located is that of May 22, 1746. Ceased publication soon after 1746.

Publisher: Dec. 22, 1719, Andrew Bradford (also known as John Copson). Dec. 13, 1739, Andrew and William Bradford. Nov. 6, 1740, Andrew Bradford (Died Nov. 24, 1742). Dec. 2, 1742, Cornelia Bradford. Mar. 1, 1743, Isaiah Warner and Cornelia Bradford. Oct. 18, 1774, Cornelia Bradford.

L.C. file contains:


1719. Dec. 22, 29. 1 v. facsimile. Note: Classified as AP2.A2A838. Bound with this: 1720.
1720. Jan. 5-Dec. 27. facsimile. Note: Bound with 1719.
1721. Jan. 3-Dec. 26. 1 v. facsimile. Note: Classified as AP2.A2A838
1722. Jan. 2-Dec. 26. 1 v. facsimile. Note: Classified as AP2.A2A838
1723. Jan. 1-Dec. 31. 1 v. facsimile. Note: Classified as AP2.A2A838. Bound with this: Jan. 7, 1724.
1724. Jan. 7. facsimile. Note: Bound with 1723.
1725. Jan. 12 (p. 1, 2). Feb. 16. Box 24, Fol. 2
1726. June 2, 9. Box 24, Fol. 2
1728. Jan. 16-Dec. 31. 1 v. Missing: Feb. 20. Bled: Mar. 28, Apr. 11, June 27, July 4, Aug. 8, Oct. 3, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 28. V. 1068
1729. Jan. 7-June 26. 1 v. Bled: Feb. 4, 11, 18, Mar. 13, 20, 27, Apr. 10, 17, 24, May 1, 22, 29, June 5, 12. V. 1069
July 3-Dec. 30. 1 v. Missing: Sept. 18 (p. 3, 4), Nov. 6 (p. 3, 4). Bled: Oct. 9. V. 1070
1730. Jan. 6-June 25. 1 v. V. 1071
July 2-Dec. 8. 1 v. Missing: Dec. 1, 8 (p. 3, 4), 15, 22, 29. V. 1072
1731. Oct. 28. Nov. 4. Box 24, Fol. 2
1733. Dec. 21. Box 24, Fol. 2
1735. Jan. 7-Dec. 30. 1 v. V. 1073
1736. Jan. 6, 13. Mar. 16, 23. June 3. Box 24, Fol. 2
Jan. 6 V. 1073 Note: Bound with Jan. 7-Dec. 30, 1735. V. 1073
1737. June 23. Sept. 1. Oct. 13. Box 24, Fol. 2
1738. June 8 (p. 1-4), 29 (p. 1-4). July 6, 13. Aug. 17, 24, 31. Sept. 7, 14. Oct. 5. Bled: June 29. Box 24, Fol. 2
1742. May 27 (p. 1-4). June 24. Box 24, Fol. 2

MICROFORMS
1719-1746. Dec. 22-May 22. (microprint)
1719-1746. Dec. 22-May 22. (microfilm) #2907

Note: Control numbers reflect #1436 two separate sets of microfilm for this title.


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