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Title:
The Virginia gazette. : (Williamsburg [Va.]) 1736-1781
Place of publication:
Williamsburg [Va.]
Geographic coverage:
  • Richmond, Richmond, Virginia  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
  • Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
Publisher:
Printed by W. Parks
Dates of publication:
1736-1781
Description:
  • Began 1736; ceased 1781.
Frequency:
Weekly
Language:
  • English
Subjects:
  • Richmond (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Richmond County (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Williamsburg (Va.)--Newspapers.
  • Williamsburg County (Va.)--Newspapers.
Notes:
  • Available on microfilm from the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ; Institute for Institute of Early American Hist. and Culture, the Library of Virginia, and the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service.
  • Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers
  • Description based on: No. 6 (Sept. 3-Sept. 10, 1736).
  • 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).
  • 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 Parks <1736-1750>, William Hunter <1751-1761>, Joseph Royle and Co. <1761-1766>, <Alexander Purdie and Co. <1766>, Alexander Purdie and John Dixon <1766-1774>, John Dixon and William Hunter <1775-1778>, Dixon and Nicholson, <1779-1780>.
  • Split into: Virginia gazette, or weekly advertiser, and: Virginia gazette, or, The independent chronicle.
  • Suspended <May>-Dec. 1750; Nov. 1765-Feb. 1766.
LCCN:
sn 84024739
OCLC:
11078785
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