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553. The Complete counting house companion.w., Mar. 19, 1785(?)-Oct. 30, 1790.

Note: Issued as a free supplement to the subscribers of The Pennsylvania evening herald and the American Monitor, which was established Jan. 25, 1785. The issue of Mar. 19, 1785, is the earliest located. It underwent the same changes of editorship and imprint as the latter, until Feb. 5, 1788, when Mathew Carey became sole publisher of The Pennsylvania evening herald and William Spotswood became publisher of The Complete counting house companion, which henceforth was a separate publication. The last issue located is that of Oct. 30, 1790.

Publisher: Mar. 19, 1785, Mathew Carey. Apr. 2, 1785, Mathew Carey, Christopher Talbot and William Spotswood. Aug. 20, 1785, M. Carey and co. Sept. 24, 1785, Carey, Talbot, and Spotswood. Oct. 1, 1785, Carey and co. Feb. 17, 1787, William Spotswood.

L.C. file contains:


1785. Mar. 19. Apr. 2 (p. 1, 2), 9, 16. May 28 (?p. 3, 4). June 18 (p. 3, 4). July 9, (?p. 3, 4). Aug. 20. Sept. 3, 17, 24. Oct. 1. Dec. 10, 17. Mutilated: Mar. 19. Box 24, Fol. 5
1786. Jan. 7-Dec. 23. 1 v. Missing: Jan. 21, July 29, Aug. 12, Dec. 30. V. 1114
1787. Jan. 6-Dec. 22. 1 v. Missing: Jan. 20, June 16, Sept. 8, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 15, 29. Bled: Dec. 22. V. 1115
1788. Jan. 5, 19. Box 24, Fol. 6

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