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WILLIAMSBURG.

780. The Virginia gazette. w., Feb. 3, 1775-Dec. 9, 1780.

Note: The last issue located is that of Dec. 9, 1780.

Publisher: Feb. 3, 1775, Alexander Purdie (Died Apr. 1779.) Apr. 12, 1779, John Clarkson and Augustine Davis.

Size varies: Feb. 3, 1775-Dec. 25, 1779, folio; Dec. 9, 1789, quarto.

L.C. file contains:


1775. Feb. 3-Dec. 29 1 v. Postscript: Aug. 4, 11. Supplement: Feb. 3, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, Aug. 4, 11, 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 29. Supplement extraordinary: July 22. V. 1628

June 30 (supplement). Aug. 25. Note: Both issues negative photostats. Box 31, Fol. 38

Feb. 3-Dec. 29. 1 v. photostat. Postscript: Aug. 4, 11. Supplement: Feb. 3, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, Aug. 4, 11, 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 29. Supplement extraordinary: July 22. Mutilated: Apr. 7. V. 1629
1776. Jan. 5-Dec. 27. 1 v. Mutilated: Jan. 5. Postscript: Apr. 19, June 14, July 5. Supplement: Jan. 5, 12, Feb. 2, 16, Mar. 8, 15, Apr. 5, 19, 26, Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 27, Nov. 8, Dec. 20. Note: The July 4 supplement is believed to be the first printing of the adopted constitution, or plan of government, for Virginia, and believed to be printed prior to its official printing. V. 1630

July 26 (p. 1, 2) Note: Facsimile Box 40, Fol. 25

Jan. 5-Dec. 27. 1 v. photostat. Broadside: Contains two letters: one signed Matthew Pope and the other, No-Pseudo- Patriot. n.d. Follows issue of Jan. 12. Postscript: June 14, July 5. Supplement: Jan. 5, Feb. 2, 16, Mar. 8, 15, Apr. 5, 19 (2 editions), 26, May 10, 24, June 7, 14, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 27, Oct. 4, Nov. 8, Dec. 20, 27. V. 1631

July 5, 12 (supplement). Note: negative photo- stat. Box 31, Fol. 38
1777. Jan. 3-Dec. 12. 1 v. Supplement: Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 21, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr. 11, May 1, 9, 16, 23, June 20, July 4, 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 29, Sept. 5, 12. Mutilated: Jan. 31, July 11 supplement, Aug. 15 sup- plement, 22, 29 supplement, Dec. 12. Missing: Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Mar. 21, Apr. 25, May 2, 30, July 4, 11, Sept. 5, 19, Oct. 3, 10, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 21 28, Dec. 5, 19, 26. V. 1632

Jan. 3-Dec. 19. 1 v. photostat Note: Bound with this: 1778. Supplement: Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 21 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18, May 2, 16, 23, June 20, July 4, 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, Sept. 5, 12, Nov. 7, 28. Missing: Jan. 31, Dec. 26. V. 1633
1778. May 1. Box 32, Fol. 5

May 1. 1 v. photostat July 10. Aug. 21. Oct. 16, 23, 30. Note: Bound with 1777. V. 1633
1779. Aug. 28. Oct. 30. Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27. Dec. 11, 18, 25. Supplement: Nov. 27. Mutilated: Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 11, 18, 25. Box 32, Fol. 6
1780. Dec. 9. Box 32, Fol. 7

MICROFORMS
1775-1777. Feb. 3-Dec. 19. (microfilm) #1518
1778. Mar. 6, 20 (p. 1,2), 27. Apr. 3, 3 supplement. May 1, 1 supplement, 8. June 5, 12, 19. July 10, 21. Aug. 21. Oct. 16, 23, 30. (microfilm) #1518
1779. May 15. July 3. Aug. 28. Oct. 30. Nov. 6, 13(p. 1, 2), 20(p. 1, 2), 27 (p. 1, 2), 27 Supplement. Dec. 11 (p. 1. 2), 18 (p. 1, 2), 25 (p. 1, 2). (microfilm) #1518
1780. Feb. 19. May 13. July 15 (p. 1, 2). Aug. 19 (p. 1, 2). Oct. 21 (p. 1, 2). Dec. 9 (p. 1, 2). (microfilm) #1518

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