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DR 3: 30 English Newspapers 1756-1816 / This Common Channel to Independence: Revolution and Newspapers 1759-1789

30 English Newspapers: 1750s - 1760s - 1770s - 1780s - 1790s - 1800s - 1810s
This Common Channel to Independence: Revolution and Newspapers 1759-1789

30 English Newspapers 1756 - 1816

1756 

Nov. 6 The Whitehall Evening-Post (London)
Virginia is building a fort in Cherokee country / Storm off Bermuda / British Officer marries Indian Squaw / French take Oswego

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1762 

Oct. 2 The Dublin Gazette
General Burgoyne leads attack in Spain / From Philadelphia - news of the Siege of Savannah

Oct. 5 The Dublin Gazette
Injuries and accidents / The Linen business / Tsar not dead

Oct. 12 The Dublin Gazette
Lord Mayor of London address the King / War casualties

1764

Mar. 29 The St. James Chronicle (London)
Eclipse Illustration and Comets

1765

Jan. 8 The St. James Chronicle (London)
120 year-old Irish woman / Reaction to the Stamp Act in New-England / Latin poem

1766

Mar. 22 The Dublin Gazette
Stamp Act reaction in New-York and Connecticut / Charleston, SC port is closed / Georgia Governor rebuked for favoring the Stamp Act / Cannibalism at sea / Carolina newspaper reports that "no stamped paper to be had"

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1772 

Mar. 31 The St. James Chronicle (London)
Butchers throw away enough meat each year to support 2,000 families / Ship captain is murdered by his crew

1779

May 3 The Salisbury and Winchester Journal
Sir Hugh Palliser's trial / New-York reaction to the rebellion / Washington's soldiers are deserting to the British in New-York

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1780 

Mar. 4 The Norwich Mercury
British wins sea victory over Spanish fleet / Report by Admiral Rodney

1783

Oct. 27 The Morning Herald (London)
Army promotions / Plague in Constantinople / John Jay / Kemble / Mrs. Siddons

1784

Nov. 8 The Morning Herald (London)
Turkey-Austria boundaries / Pitt / Colonel Tarleton and India / Mrs. Siddons

1788

May 23 The Norwich Mercury
Turks attack Belgrade / Algerians capture two ships of Malta / New Knights of The Bath / Bill to regulate the slave trade / A report that the new American Constitution may not be ratified by the States

1789

June 15 The Calcutta Gazette
House of Lords proceedings as of Dec. 15, 1788 and the House of Commons as of Dec. 17 / (1 ½ pages are blank for personal messages)

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1793 

Mar. 26 The Star (London)
Austrians may have defeated the French near Louvain

1797

Oct. 3 The Courier (London)
The Council of Five Hundred meets in French Republic / The Army of Italy / Duel between two Colonels

Nov. 3 The Courier (London)
The King's Speech / Lords / Lottery

Dec. 20 The Morning Chronicle (London)
Peace between France and Portugal / A review of "School for Scandal" / New Governor in the Bahamas

1798

Nov. 1 The Courier (London)
Stocks rise suddenly with the news of the Nile victory / Egypt, Nelson and Bonaparte / Naval Intelligence

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1801 

Aug. 14 The Morning Herald (London)
Lord Elgin in Egypt / Fall of Cairo / Lord Nelson / Sporting Intelligence

1807

June 28 The Patriot (London)
Shipwreck / French-Prussia armistice / China Fleet / A dream avoids death

1808

June 1 The Courier (London)
French-Spanish treaty / Commons

Dec. 22 The Courier (London)
Snow storm / The American Embargo is still on / Jefferson's speech / General Blake's army

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1813 

July 9 The Courier (London)
Report from the Committee of Secrecy / War is declared between France and Austria

1815

June 29 The Courier (London)
Battle of Ligny / Blucher's report on the Battle of Waterloo / Wellington / Bonaparte's abdication

July 1 The Courier (London)
Lord Hamilton / Aftermath of Waterloo / Marshall Grouchy / Wellington to enter Paris with Louis XVIII

July 26 The Courier (London)
* 1 page only * - Waterloo / Bonaparte's Portfolio

Sept. 11 The Morning Herald (London)
Trial of Marshall Ney / News from India and Flanders / Louis XVIII's treaty with the Allies

Nov. 22 The Courier (London)
Trial of Marshall Ney / Wellington's answer to Ney / Waterloo poem

1816

Mar. 18 The Star (London)
Vienna Congress regarding the size of the French army

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This Common Channel to Independence: Revolution and Newspapers 1759 - 1789 

Farrar's masters thesis was the basis for this book, published in 1975. He made packets for schools and distributed them for free to over 20,000 schools around the country. Included were reproductions of colonial newspapers. The small packet and display-sized reproductions are included.

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For questions, please contact Dr. Doug Cumming