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PENNSYLVANIA

PHILADELPHIA.

595. The Pennsylvania evening post.t.w., s.w., Jan. 24, 1775- July 30, 1781.

Note: Paged continuously. Publication was irregular from 1776-1781. Nearly all issues in 1780 were single sheets. Continued by The Pennsylvania evening post, and public advertiser, starting with the issue of Aug. 3, 1781.

Publisher: Benjamin Towne.

Periodicity varies: Jan. 24, 1775-Jan. 1, 1779, tri-weekly (irregular). Jan. 7-Oct. (?), 1779, semi-weekly (irregular). Oct. (?), 1779-July 1781, irregular.

L.C. file contains:


1775. Jan. 24-June 29. 1 v. Mutilated: Jan. 31. Missing: Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Mar. 11, May 27, 30, June 8. V. 1255
1775.
July 1-Dec. 28. 1 v. Supplement: July 11, Aug. 1, Nov. 4. Mutilated: Oct. 5, Nov. 11. Missing: July 15, Aug. 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31, Sept. 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 16, 19, Oct. 17, 26, Nov. 9, Dec. 2, 9, 30. V. 1256
1776. Jan. 2-June 29. 1 v. Supplement: Jan. 11, Mar. 26, June 15. Mutilated: June 29. Missing: Feb. 8, 10, 13, 17, 22, Mar. 5. V. 1257
1776.
July 2-Dec. 31. 1 v. Supplement: Oct. 15. Missing: Nov. 21, 23, Dec. 7, 21, 28. Note: No issues were published Dec. 3, 5, 10, 12, 14, 17, 21, or 26. The first publication of the move for independence, the news of the action of Congress July 2, 1776, was in The Pennsylvania evening post of that date, p. 330. V. 1258
1777. Jan. 4-June 28. 1 v. Supplement: Apr. 10, May 8, 13. Missing: Jan. 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 21, 23, 25, 30, Feb. 1, 4, June 26. V. 1259
1777.
July 1-Dec. 27. 1 v. Appendix: Sept. 4. Missing: Nov. 27, Dec. 30. Note: Suspended publication from Sept. 25-Oct. 9, because of the British occupation of Philadelphia. Resumed publication under British control, Oct. 11. Not published on Nov. 4, 11, 15, 22, Dec. 25. V. 1260
1778. Jan. 3-June 30. 1 v. Supplement: Apr. 20. Note: Suspended publication May 18, 22-29, June 3-9, 13. Also not published June 18, as a result of the evacuation of Philadelphia by the British troops. Resumed publication June 20 as a patriotic paper. Not published June 23, 27. V. 1261
1778.
July 2-Dec. 28. 1 v. Note: Not published Aug. 24, Sept. 9, 28, Oct. 5, 28, Nov. 4, 9, 11, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21-25, 30. V. 1262
1779. Jan. 1, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 28. Feb. 6, 8, 22. Apr. 23, 26. July 9, 16, 22, 24. Aug. 2, 10. Dec. 22. Mutilated: Jan. 28. Box 25, Fol. 13
1780. Jan. 1-Nov. 25. 1 v. Missing: June 13, July 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 21, 24, 28. V. 1263

MICROFORMS
1775-1781. Jan. 24-July 30. (microprint)
1775-1781. Jan. 24-July 30. (microfilm) #2908

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