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RHODE ISLAND

NEWPORT

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An Occasional paper, containing the most importan;t and authentic advices.
See: The Newport mercury.

646. The Companion; and commercial centinel. w., May 2-Sept. 8, 1798.

Note: Continued by the Weekly companion; and the commercial centinel, starting with the issue of Sept. 15, 1798.

Freshest advices, foreign and domestic.
See: The Newport mercury.

647. Gazette francoise. w., Nov. 17, 1780-Jan. 2, 1781.

Note: A facsimile reprint of a newspaper printed at Newport on the printing press of the French fleet in American waters during the Revolutinary War. New York, Grolier Club, 1926. This is shelved in the newspaper collection, but a second copy is classified as F89.N5G2. There is also a photostat reproduction from the originals in the Rhode Island Historical Society made by the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, 1927, classified as F89.N5G22. In French. The last issue located is that of Jan. 2, 1781.

648. The Guardian of liberty. w., Oct. 3-Dec. 27, 1800+

Note: Continued by Rhode-Island republican, starting with the issue of Oct. 3, 1801.

649. The Newport gazette. w., Jan. 16, 1777-Oct. 6, 1779.

Note: The last issue located is that of Oct. 6, 1779. The British evacuated Newport, Oct. 25, 1779.

650. The Newport herald. w., Mar. 1, 1787-Sept. 17, 1791.

Note: The last issue located is that of Sept. 17, 1791.

651. The Newport mercury. w., s.w, Jan. 30, 1759-Dec. 30, 1800+

Note: Continuation of The Newport mercury, or, The Weekly advertiser, starting sometime between Jan. 30 and Mar. 20, 1759. As a result of the threatened British attack on Newport, Southwick removed part of his printing shop from Newport. During the following periods the paper was printed in reduced size and under the following title: An Occasional paper, Nov. 6, 1775; Freshest advices, foreign and domestic, Nov. 13-17, 1775. Continued by the Newport weekly mercury, starting with the issue of June 14, 1873.

652. The Newport mercury, or, The Weekly advertiser. w., June 19, 1758-Jan. 23, 1759.

Note: Continued by The Newport Mercury, sometime between Jan. 30 and Mar. 20, 1759.

An Occasional paper.
See: The Newport mercury.

653. The Rhode-Island gazette. w., Sept. 27, 1732- Mar. 24, 1733.

Note: This was the first newspaper published in Rhode Island. Ceased publication with the issue of Mar. 24, 1733.

The Weekly advertiser.
See: The Newport mercury, or, The Weekly advertiser.

654. Rhode Island museum. w., July 7-Dec. 29, 1794.

Note: The last issue located is that of Dec. 29, 1794.

655. Weekly companion. w., Apr. 27-July 20, 1799.

Note: Continuation of the Weekly companion; and the commercial centinel. Ceased publication with the issue of July 17, 1799.

656. Weekly companion; and the commercial centinel. w., Sept. 15, 1798-Apr. 20, 1799.

Note: Continuation of The Companion; and commerical centinel. Continued by the Weekly companion, starting with the issue of Apr. 27, 1799.

PROVIDENCE

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657. The American journal and general advertiser. w., s.w., Mar. 18, 1779-Aug. 29, 1781.

Note: Between Oct. 14, 1780-Jan. 24, 1781 the title was: The American journal, and the general advertiser. As of Jan. 31, 1781 title again became known as The American journal and general advertiser. Ceased publication with the issue of Aug. 29, 1781.

658. The Providence gazette. w., Jan. 10, 1795-Dec. 27, 1800+

Note: Continuation of The Providence gazette and country journal (1762). Continued by the Providence gazette and country journal, starting with the issue of Jan. 12, 1811.

659. The Providence gazette, and country journal. w., Oct. 20, 1762-Jan. 3, 1795.

Note: Continued by The Providence gazette, starting with the issue of Jan. 10, 1795.

660. The Providence journal, and town and country advertiser. w., Jan. 2, 1799-Dec. 31, 1800+

Note: Ceased publication with the issue of Dec. 30, 1801.

661. State gazette, and town and country advertiser. s.w., Jan. 4-July 2, 1796.

Note: Paged continuously. The last issue located is that of July 2, 1796. Publication ceased with that issue.

662. The United States chronicle. w., Feb. 21, 1793- Dec. 25,1800+

Note: Continuation of The United States chronicle: political, commercial, and historical. Ceased publication with the issue of May 17, 1804.

663. The United States chronicle: political, commercial, historical. w., Jan. 1, 1784-Feb. 14, 1793.

Note: Continued by The United States chronicle, starting with the issue of Feb. 21, 1793.

WARREN

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664. Herald of the United States. w., Jan. 14, 1792-Dec. 26, 1800+

Note: Paged continuously. The last issue located is that of Dec. 12, 1812.

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