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Title:
The Virginia gazette [microform]. : (Williamsburg [Va.]) 1736-1781
Place of publication:
Williamsburg [Va.]
Geographic coverage:
  • Richmond, Virginia  |  View more titles from this: City State
  • Williamsburg, Virginia  |  View more titles from this: City State
Publisher:
William Parks
Dates of publication:
1736-1781
Description:
  • Began in 1736; ceased in 1781.
Frequency:
Weekly
Language:
  • English
Subjects:
  • Richmond (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Richmond County (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Williamsburg (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Williamsburg County (Va.)--Newspapers.
Notes:
  • Description based on: No. 6 (Sept. 3-Sept. 10, 1736).
  • Has occasional supplements.
  • In accordance with the Julian calendar, from 1736-<1739> issues for Jan. 1-Mar. 24 carry the previous year in their date. From <1740>-1751 issues for Jan. 1-Mar. 24 carry both years in their date.
  • Latest issue consulted: No. 77 (Aug. 29, 1780).
  • Microfilm.
  • Numeric designation began again with no. 1, Jan. 3, 1751?, and again with no. 1, Feb. 12, 1779.
  • Published in Richmond, Va., <May 9, 1780>-1781.
  • Publishers: William Hunter, <Jan. 28, 1751-Jan. 16, 1761>; Joseph Royle and Co., <1761-1766>; Alexander Purdie & Co., <Mar. 7>-June 13, 1766; Alex. Purdie and John Dixon, June 20, 1766-Dec. 29, 1774; John Dixon and Wm. Hunter, Jan. 7, 1775-<Dec. 4, 1778>; John Dixon and Thomas Nicolson, <Feb. 12, 1779-May 19, 1781>
  • Split into: Virginia gazette, or weekly advertiser, and: Virginia gazette, or, The independent chronicle.
  • Suspended <May>-Dec. 1750; Nov. 1765-Feb. 1766.
LCCN:
2004260023
OCLC:
37290567
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