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MAINE

AUGUSTA

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92. Kennebeck intelligencer. w., Nov. 21, 1795-June 6, 1800.

Note: The place of publication in 1795 was "in the northern part of the town of Hallowell, in that part now called Augusta. Hallowell was divided Feb. 20, 1797, and the northern part was called Harrington... On June 9, 1797, the name of Harrington was changed to Augusta." (Brigham) Ceased publication with the issue of June 6, 1800. Continued by Kennebec gazette, on Nov. 14, 1800.

CASTINE

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93. Castine journal and the eastern advertiser. w., May 1, 1799-Dec. 26, 1800+

Note: Continuation of the Castine journal and universal advertiser. Ceased publication with the issue of Oct. 30, 1801. Continued in 1802 by Columbian informer; and the eastern advertiser.

FALMOUTH

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The Cumberland gazette.

See: PORTLAND.

94. The Falmouth gazette and weekly advertiser. w., Jan. 1, 1785-Mar. 30, 1786.

Note: This was the first newspaper published in Maine. Continued by The Cumberland gazette, Apr. 7, 1786.

HALLOWELL

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Kennebeck intelligencer.

See: AUGUSTA.

95. The Tocsin. w., Aug. 4, 1795-Aug. 25, 1797.

Note: The last issue located is that of Aug. 25, 1797.

PORTLAND

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96. The Cumberland gazette. w., July 20, 1786-Dec. 26, 1791.

Note: Continuation of The Cumberland gazette, of Falmouth, Maine, part of which town was incorporated under the name of Portland in 1786. In Falmouth, The Cumberland gazette was a contin- uation of The Falmouth gazette and weekly advertiser. The first issue with the Portland imprint was that of July 20, 1786. Continued by The Eastern Herald, Jan. 2, 1792.

97. The Eastern herald. w., Jan. 2, 1792-Aug. 31, 1796.

Note: Continuation of The Cumberland gazette. Merged with the Gazette of Maine to form The Eastern herald and gazette of Maine, starting with the issue of Sept. 3, 1796.

98. The Eastern herald and gazette of Maine. s.w., w., Sept. 3, 1796-Dec. 22, 1800.

Note: Formed by the merger of The Eastern herald and the Gazette of Maine, starting with the issue of Sept. 3, 1796. Continued as Russell & George's eastern herald & Maine gazette.

Gazette.

See: Jenks' Portland gazette.

99. The Gazette. w., Apr. 16, 1798-Apr. 22, 1799.

Note: Continued by Jenks's Portland gazette, starting with the issue of Apr. 29, 1799.

100. Gazette of Maine. w., Oct. 8, 1790-Aug. 29, 1796.

Note: Merged with The Eastern herald, Sept. 3, 1796, to form The Eastern herald and gazette of Maine.

101. Jenks's Portland gazette. w., Apr. 29, 1799-Dec. 29, 1800+

Note: Continuation of The Gazette. Issues for Aug. 26, 1799-Sept. 20, 1802, known as Jenks' Portland gazette. Continued by Jenks' Portland gazette. Maine advertiser, starting with the issue of Sept. 27, 1802.

101.25 Oriental trumpet. w., Dec. 15, 1796-Apr. 18, 1798.

Note: Continued by the Oriental trumpet, or, The Town and country gazette, starting with the issue of April 25, 1798.

101.75 Oriental trumpet, or, The Town and country gazette. w. April 25, 1798-Nov. 5, 1800.

Note: Continuation of the Oriental trumpet. Ceased publication with the issue of Nov. 5, 1800.

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