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NEW JERSEY

BRIDGETON

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337. Plain dealer. w., Dec. 25, 1775-Feb. 12, 1776.

Note: "The Plain-dealer. The first newspaper in New Jersey now first printed from a unique contemporaneous manscript copy. With an introduction and notes by William Nelson. Privately printed, 1894". This was a newsletter in manuscript form, contributed to by members of a literary association at Bridgeton, and kept in the tavern of Matthew Potter for the benefit of all who chose to read it. This reproduction was made by Thomas Harris. The originals are written on sheets of octavo size. The Jan. 15, 1776 issue of this publication was known as: Mr. Plain dealer. Established Dec. 25, 1775, and continued in eight weekly numbers to Feb. 12, 1776.

BURLINGTON

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338. Burlington advertiser, or, Agricultural and political intelligencer. w., Apr. 13, 1790-Dec. 13, 1791.

Note: Ceased publication with the issue of Dec. 13, 1791.

339. The New-Jersey gazette. w., Dec. 5, 1777-Mar. 4, 1778.

Note: Removed to Trenton, N.J., Mar. 4, 1778.

CHATHAM

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340. The New-Jersey journal. w., Feb. 16, 1779-Nov. 12 or 19, 1783.

Note: Ceased publication with the issue of Nov. 12, or 19, 1783. New York was evacuated by the British Nov. 25, 1783, and Kollock removed to New York and established The New-York gazetteer, and country journal, Dec. 3, 1783.

ELIZABETH

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341. The New-Jersey journal. w., June 13, 1792-Dec. 30, 1800+

Note: Continuation of The New-Jersey journal, and political intelligencer. Merged with the Elizabeth- Town gazette, to form the New-Jersey journal & Elizabeth-Town gazette, starting with the issue of Mar. 6, 1821.

342. The New-Jersey journal, and political intelligencer. w., May 10, 1786-June 6, 1792.

Note: Continuation of The Political intelligencer. And New-Jersey advertiser. Continued by The New-Jersey journal, starting with the issue of June 13, 1792.

342.5 Political intelligencer. And New-Jersey advertiser. w. Oct. 14, 1783-May 3, 1786.

Note: Removed from New Brunswick to Elizabethtown without change of title or numbering. Continued by The New-Jersey journal, and political intelligencer, starting with the issue of May 10, 1786.

MORRISTOWN

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343. The Genius of liberty. w., May 24, 1798-Dec. 25, 1800+

Note: Continuation of the Morris County gazette. Continued by The Genius of liberty, and Morris advertiser, sometime between Mar. 6 and Oct. 16, 1806.

344. Morris County gazette. w., May 24 1797-May 15, 1798.

Note: Continued by the Genius of liberty, beginning the new title with new volume and numbering, May 24, 1798.

MOUNT PLEASANT

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345. Jersey chronicle. w., May 2, 1795-Apr. 30, 1796.

Note: Paged continuously. Ceased publication with the issue of Apr. 30, 1796.

NEW BRUNSWICK

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346. The Brunswick gazette. w., June 16, 1789-Oct. 30, 1792.

Note: Continuation of The Brunswick gazette and weekly monitor. For the brief period between Mar. 13-Oct. 30, 1792, the letter "k" was left off the word "Brunswick" in the title. Ceased publication with the issue of Oct. 30, 1792. Continued by The Guardian, or, New- Brunswick advertiser, starting with the issue of Nov. 7, 1792.

347. The Brunswick gazette and weekly monitor. w., July 3, 1787-June 9, 1789.

Note: Continuation of the New Brunswick gazette and weekly monitor. Continued by The Brunswick gazette, starting with te issue of June 16, 1789.

348. Guardian, or, New-Brunswick advertiser. w., Nov. 7, 1792-Dec. 31, 1800+

Note: Continuation of the Brunswick gazette. The last issue located is that of Apr. 11, l816. According to an announcement in the Apr. 11, 1816 issue of The Times: and New-Brunswick general advertiser, the publication was subsequently absorbed by this title.

New-Brunswick advertiser.
See: Guardian, or, New-Brunswick advertiser.

349. New Brunswick gazette and weekly monitor. w., Oct. 5, 1786-June 26, 1787.

Note: Continued by The Brunswick gazette and weekly monitor, starting with the issue of July 3, 1787.

350. The Political intelligencer, and New-Jersey advertiser. w., Oct. 14, 1783-Apr. 5 1785.

Note: The final issue at New Brunswick was Apr. 5, 1785. Removed to Elizabeth on Apr. 20, 1785, where it continued under the same title from Apr. 20, 1785-May 3, 1786. Continued at Elizabeth by the New-Jersey journal, and political intelligencer, starting with the issue of May 10, 1786.

NEWARK

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351. The Centinel of freedom. w., Oct. 5, 1796-Dec. 30, 1800+

Note: Continued by the Sentinel of freedom. And New- Jersey advertiser, starting with the issue of Sept. 9, 1823.

352. The Newark gazette. w., May 21, 1799-Dec. 30, 1800+

Note: Continuation of the Newark gazette and New- Jersey advertiser. Probably ceased publication with the issue of May 22, 1804. Continued by the Newark gazette. And Federal Republican, starting with the issue of June 5, 1804.

353. Newark gazette and New-Jersey advertiser. w., Nov. 8, 1797-May 14, 1799.

Note: Continuation of Woods's Newark gazette and New-Jersey advertiser. Continued by The Newark gazette, starting with the issue of May 21, 1799.

354. The New-York gazette; and the weekly mercury. w., Sept. 21-Nov. 2, 1776.

Note: Hugh Gaine, the publisher, immediately prior to the British occupation of New York, removed to Newark, N.J., and there on Sept. 21, 1776, issued his paper with the above title. The last Newark issue was that of Nov. 2, 1776, no. 1307. Gaine then returned to New York. In the meantime Gaine's New York office, under the inspection of British authorities, had been used for the publication of a paper with the same title and the same volume numbering, nos. 1301-1307, but issued weekly from Sept. 30 to Nov. 11. The issue of Sept. 30 allowed Gaine's name to remain in the imprint, but the subsequent issues omitted it. (Brigham.)

355. Woods's Newark gazette and New-Jersey advertiser. w., May 13, 1795-Nov. 1, 1797.

Note: Continuation of Woods's Newark gazette and Paterson advertiser. Continued as Newark gazette and New-Jersey advertiser, starting with the issue of Nov. 8, 1797.

356. Woods's Newark gazette and Paterson advertiser. w., Feb. 14, 1793-May 6, 1795.

Note: Continuation of Wood's Newark gazette. Continued by Wood's Newark gazette and New-Jersey advertiser, starting with the issue of May 13, 1795.

TRENTON

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357. The Federalist, or, New-Jersey gazette. w., July 9, 1798-June 30, 1800.

Note: The "or" appears in the title ornament in small type. Merged with the New-Jersey gazette, to form The Federalist & New-Jersey State gazette, starting with the issue of July 8, 1800.

358. The Federalist & New-Jersey State gazette. w., July 8- Dec. 30, 1800+

Note: Formed by the merger of The Federalist, or, New-Jersey gazette and the New-Jersey State gazette (1799), starting with the issue of July 8, 1800. Continued by the Trenton federalist, starting with the issue of May 11, 1802.

359. The New-Jersey gazette. w., Mar. 4, 1778-Nov. 27, 1786.

Note: Formerly published at Burlington. The first issue at Trenton was Mar. 4, 1778. Ceased publication with the issue of Nov. 27, 1786.

360. New-Jersey State gazette. w., Sept. 12, 1792-July 5, 1796.

Note: Continued by The State gazette, & New-Jersey advertiser, starting with the issue of July 12, 1796.

New-Jersey gazette (1798).
See: The Federalist, or, New-Jersey gazette.

361. New-Jersey State gazette. w., Mar. 5, 1799-July 1, 1800.

Note: Continuation of The State gazette, & New-Jersey advertiser. Merged with The Federalist, or, New- Jersey gazette, to form The Federalist & New- Jersey State gazette, starting with the issue of July 8, 1800.

362. The State gazette, & New-Jersey advertiser. w., July 12, 1796-Feb. 26, 1799.

Note: Continuation of New-Jersey State gazette (1792). Continued by the New-Jersey State gazette, starting with the issue of Mar. 5, 1799.

WOODBRIDGE

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363. The Constitutional courrant. Sept. 21, 1765.

Note: One issue published as a political tract against the Stamp Act.

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