Early Colonial to Articles of Confederation, 1690-1789

Newspaper Title City State Start Date End Date Issues Available
Albany Gazette Albany NY 1788-01-03 1789-12-28 45
Albany Journal Albany NY 1788-02-02 1789-05-11 39
Albany Register Albany NY 1789-04-06 1789-04-06 1
American Gazette Salem MA 1776-06-18 1776-07-30 10
American Herald Boston MA 1784-01-19 1788-06-30 249
American Herald Worcester MA 1788-08-21 1789-10-08 57
American Journal Providence RI 1779-03-18 1781-08-29 174
American Mercury Hartford CT 1784-07-12 1789-12-28 284
American Recorder Charlestown MA 1785-12-09 1787-05-25 110
American Weekly Mercury Philadelphia PA 1719-12-22 1729-12-30 521
American Weekly Mercury Philadelphia PA 1730-01-06 1746-05-08 849
Bartgis's Marylandische Zeitung Frankfort MD 1789-02-18 1789-02-18 1
Berkshire Chronicle Pittsfield MA 1788-05-08 1789-12-28 88
Boston Chronicle Boston MA 1767-10-22 1770-06-21 204
Boston Evening Post  Boston MA 1781-10-20 1783-12-27 115
Boston Evening Post  Boston MA 1784-01-03 1784-01-10 2
Boston Evening-Post Boston MA 1735-08-18 1753-12-31 954
Boston Evening-Post Boston MA 1754-01-07 1763-12-26 521
Boston Evening-Post Boston MA 1764-01-02 1774-12-26 574
Boston Evening-Post Boston MA 1775-01-02 1775-04-24 17
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1719-12-21 1729-12-29 382
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1730-01-05 1753-12-25 1,022
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1754-01-01 1763-12-26 518
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1764-01-02 1774-12-26 574
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1775-01-02 1783-12-29 464
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1784-01-05 1789-12-28 304
Boston News-Letter Boston MA 1704-04-17 1729-12-25 1,214
Boston News-Letter Boston MA 1730-01-01 1753-12-27 1,176
Boston News-Letter Boston MA 1754-01-03 1763-12-29 493
Boston News-Letter Boston MA 1764-01-05 1774-12-29 579
Boston News-Letter Boston MA 1775-01-05 1776-02-29 38
Boston Post-Boy Boston MA 1735-04-21 1753-12-31 696
Boston Post-Boy Boston MA 1754-01-07 1763-12-26 371
Boston Post-Boy Boston MA 1764-01-02 1774-12-26 568
Boston Post-Boy Boston MA 1775-01-02 1775-04-10 15
Carlisle Gazette Carlisle PA 1785-08-10 1789-12-30 225
Censor Boston MA 1771-11-23 1772-05-02 24
Charleston Evening Gazette Charleston SC 1785-07-11 1786-10-18 355
Charleston Morning Post Charleston SC 1786-01-18 1787-10-17 456
Chronicle of Liberty Charleston SC 1783-03-25 1783-03-25 1
City Gazette Charleston SC 1787-11-06 1788-12-28 384
Columbian Herald Charleston SC 1784-11-23 1789-03-30 415
Connecticut Courant Hartford CT 1764-10-29 1774-12-26 488
Connecticut Courant Hartford CT 1775-01-02 1783-12-30 465
Connecticut Courant Hartford CT 1784-01-06 1789-12-31 314
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1763-11-18 1763-12-30 7
Connecticut Gazette New Haven CT 1755-09-20 1763-12-31 60
Connecticut Gazette New Haven CT 1764-02-11 1767-01-12 11
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1764-01-06 1774-12-30 502
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1775-01-06 1783-12-26 469
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1784-01-02 1789-12-25 310
Connecticut Journal New Haven CT 1767-10-23 1774-12-28 358
Connecticut Journal New Haven CT 1775-01-04 1783-12-31 468
Connecticut Journal New Haven CT 1784-01-07 1789-12-30 315
Constitutional Gazette New York NY 1775-08-09 1776-08-28 105
Continental Journal Boston MA 1776-05-30 1783-12-25 396
Continental Journal Boston MA 1784-01-01 1787-06-21 171
Country Journal Poughkeepsie NY 1785-12-15 1789-07-07 142
Courier de Boston Boston MA 1789-04-23 1789-10-15 26
Cumberland Gazette Portland ME 1786-07-20 1789-12-18 219
Daily Advertiser New York NY 1785-03-16 1789-12-31 1,335
Delaware Gazette Wilmington DE 1785-06-28 1789-12-19 26
Dunlap's Maryland Gazette Baltimore MD 1775-05-02 1779-01-05 177
Essex Gazette Salem MA 1768-08-02 1774-12-27 335
Essex Gazette Salem MA 1775-01-03 1775-04-25 18
Essex Journal Newburyport MA 1784-07-09 1789-12-30 280
Essex Journal  Newburyport MA 1773-12-04 1774-12-28 54
Essex Journal  Newburyport MA 1775-01-04 1777-02-06 108
Exeter Journal Exeter NH 1778-02-24 1779-05-25 59
Fairfield Gazette Fairfield CT 1786-10-26 1789-09-23 27
Falmouth Gazette Falmouth ME 1785-01-01 1786-03-30 91
Federal Gazette, and Philadelphia Evening Post, The  (Philadelphia, PA) Philadelphia PA 1788-10-01 1789-12-31 389
Freeman's Journal Philadelphia PA 1781-04-25 1783-12-31 148
Freeman's Journal Portsmouth NH 1776-05-25 1778-06-09 95
Freeman's Journal Philadelphia PA 1784-01-07 1789-12-30 311
Freeman's Oracle Exeter NH 1786-07-01 1789-10-07 151
Gazette Francoise Newport RI 1780-11-17 1781-01-02 8
Gazette of the State of Georgia Savannah GA 1783-02-13 1783-02-13 1
Gazette of the United States New York NY 1789-04-15 1789-12-30 74
Georgia Gazette Savannah GA 1763-04-07 1763-12-29 39
Georgia Gazette Savannah GA 1764-01-05 1770-05-23 307
Georgia Gazette Savannah GA 1788-10-23 1789-12-31 61
Germantowner Zeitung Germantown PA 1763-12-15 1763-12-15 1
Germantowner Zeitung Germantown PA 1766-08-07 1774-09-22 8
Germantowner Zeitung Germantown PA 1775-04-20 1777-03-19 6
Hampshire Chronicle Springfield MA 1787-03-12 1789-12-30 138
Hampshire Gazette Northampton MA 1786-09-20 1789-12-30 170
Hampshire Herald Springfield MA 1784-07-27 1786-09-26 93
Herald of Freedom Boston MA 1788-09-15 1789-12-29 135
Impartial Gazetteer New York NY 1788-05-17 1788-09-13 21
Independent Chronicle Boston MA 1776-09-19 1783-12-25 380
Independent Chronicle Boston MA 1784-01-01 1789-12-31 316
Independent Gazette New York NY 1783-12-13 1783-12-27 3
Independent Gazette New York NY 1784-01-03 1784-03-11 27
Independent Gazetteer Philadelphia PA 1782-04-13 1783-12-27 115
Independent Gazetteer Philadelphia PA 1784-01-03 1789-12-31 1,144
Independent Journal New York NY 1783-11-17 1783-12-29 8
Independent Journal New York NY 1784-01-01 1788-12-24 523
Independent Ledger Boston MA 1778-06-15 1783-12-29 289
Independent Ledger Boston MA 1784-01-05 1786-10-16 146
Independent New-York Gazette New York NY 1783-11-22 1783-12-06 6
Independent Reflector New York NY 1752-11-30 1753-11-22 53
Litchfield Monitor Litchfield CT 1784-12-21 1789-12-29 192
Maryland Chronicle, or Universal Advertiser Fredericktown MD 1786-01-18 1788-05-28 114
Maryland Gazette NULL NULL 1728-12-03 1729-10-21 30
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1751-03-25 1752-01-30 2
Maryland Gazette NULL NULL 1730-02-24 1734-11-22 25
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1754-07-04 1762-02-25 20
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1764-05-24 1773-01-14 13
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1776-02-29 1783-10-30 22
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1785-05-19 1789-12-31 108
Maryland Journal Baltimore MD 1773-08-20 1774-12-26 39
Maryland Journal Baltimore MD 1775-01-02 1783-12-12 395
Maryland Journal Baltimore MD 1784-01-06 1789-12-29 818
Massachusetts Centinel Boston MA 1784-03-24 1789-12-30 606
Massachusetts Gazette Springfield MA 1782-05-14 1783-12-30 161
Massachusetts Gazette Boston MA 1785-11-28 1788-11-11 271
Massachusetts Gazette Springfield MA 1784-01-06 1784-07-20 43
Massachusetts Spy Boston MA 1770-07-17 1774-12-29 269
Massachusetts Spy Boston MA 1775-01-05 1775-04-06 14
Massachusetts Spy Worcester MA 1775-05-03 1783-12-25 433
Massachusetts Spy Worcester MA 1784-01-01 1789-12-31 314
Middlesex Gazette Middletown CT 1785-11-08 1789-12-26 216
Neue Unpartheyische Lancaster Zeitung Lancaster PA 1787-08-08 1789-12-30 126
New England Chronicle, or Essex Gazette Cambridge MA 1775-05-02 1776-03-28 47
New Hampshire Gazetteer Exeter NH 1789-08-18 1789-12-26 19
New-England Chronicle Boston MA 1776-04-25 1776-09-12 21
New-England Courant Boston MA 1721-08-07 1726-06-11 243
New-England Weekly Journal Boston MA 1727-03-20 1729-12-29 146
New-England Weekly Journal Boston MA 1730-01-05 1741-10-13 614
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1756-10-07 1763-12-30 380
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1764-01-06 1774-12-30 571
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1775-01-06 1783-12-27 338
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1784-01-03 1789-12-30 314
New-Hampshire Mercury Portsmouth NH 1784-12-24 1788-03-12 158
New-Hampshire Recorder Keene NH 1787-08-21 1789-11-27 111
New-Hampshire Spy Portsmouth NH 1786-10-24 1789-12-29 330
New-Haven Chronicle New Haven CT 1786-04-25 1787-09-11 66
New-Haven Gazette New Haven CT 1784-05-13 1786-02-09 92
New-Haven Gazette, and Connecticut Magazine New Haven CT 1786-02-15 1789-06-18 170
New-Jersey Gazette Burlington NJ 1777-12-05 1778-02-25 13
New-Jersey Gazette Trenton NJ 1778-03-04 1783-12-30 284
New-Jersey Gazette Trenton NJ 1784-01-06 1786-11-27 155
New-Jersey Journal Elizabethtown NJ 1786-05-10 1789-12-30 274
New-London Summary New London CT 1758-09-29 1763-09-23 132
Newport Gazette Newport RI 1777-01-16 1777-12-26 41
Newport Herald Newport RI 1787-03-01 1789-12-31 150
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1758-06-19 1763-12-26 116
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1764-01-02 1774-12-26 486
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1775-01-02 1783-12-27 259
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1784-01-03 1789-12-30 256
New-York Chronicle New York NY 1769-05-22 1770-01-04 38
New-York Daily Gazette New York NY 1788-12-29 1789-12-31 382
New-York Evening Post New York NY 1744-12-17 1752-12-18 353
New-York Gazette New York NY 1759-02-16 1763-12-26 260
New-York Gazette New York NY 1764-01-02 1767-12-14 186
New-York Gazette, and Weekly Mercury New York NY 1768-02-01 1774-12-26 363
New-York Gazette, and Weekly Mercury New York NY 1775-01-02 1783-11-10 468
New-York Gazette, or Weekly Post-Boy New York NY 1747-01-19 1752-12-25 405
New-York Gazette, or Weekly Post-Boy New York NY 1757-01-03 1758-12-23 196
New-York Gazette, or Weekly Post-Boy New York NY 1767-01-01 1770-12-31 265
New-York Gazetteer Albany NY 1782-07-15 1783-12-22 50
New-York Gazetteer Albany NY 1784-03-13 1784-05-01 2
New-York Journal New York NY 1766-10-16 1774-12-29 457
New-York Journal New York NY 1775-01-05 1776-08-29 86
New-York Journal New York NY 1784-03-18 1789-12-31 553
New-York Mercury New York NY 1752-08-31 1753-12-31 57
New-York Mercury New York NY 1754-01-07 1763-12-26 525
New-York Mercury New York NY 1764-01-02 1768-01-25 218
New-York Morning Post New York NY 1783-06-02 1783-12-02 8
New-York Morning Post New York NY 1784-03-12 1789-12-30 504
New-York Packet New York NY 1783-11-13 1783-12-29 14
New-York Packet New York NY 1784-01-01 1789-12-31 798
New-York Weekly Journal New York NY 1733-01-07 1750-12-03 674
Norfolk and Portsmouth Chronicle Norfolk VA 1789-09-26 1789-10-24 4
Norfolk and Portsmouth Gazette Norfolk VA 1789-09-23 1789-09-30 2
Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal Norfolk VA 1787-09-28 1789-05-06 57
Norwich Packet Norwich CT 1773-11-11 1774-12-29 59
Norwich Packet Norwich CT 1775-01-05 1783-12-25 399
Norwich Packet Norwich CT 1784-01-01 1789-12-25 311
Palladium of Freedom Baltimore MD 1787-08-08 1787-08-08 1
Pennsylvania Chronicle Philadelphia PA 1767-02-09 1774-02-08 317
Pennsylvania Evening Herald Philadelphia PA 1785-01-25 1788-02-14 374
Pennsylvania Evening Post Philadelphia PA 1775-01-24 1783-12-20 1,004
Pennsylvania Evening Post Philadelphia PA 1784-03-22 1784-10-26 23
Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia PA 1736-12-16 1753-12-27 857
Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia PA 1754-01-01 1763-12-22 574
Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia PA 1764-01-19 1774-12-28 680
Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia PA 1775-01-04 1775-12-27 54
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1742-12-09 1753-12-27 567
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1754-01-03 1763-12-29 230
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1764-01-05 1774-12-28 430
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1775-01-04 1783-12-27 511
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1784-01-03 1789-12-16 445
Pennsylvania Ledger Philadelphia PA 1775-01-28 1778-05-23 158
Pennsylvania Mercury  Philadelphia PA 1784-08-20 1789-12-31 488
Pennsylvania Packet Philadelphia PA 1771-10-28 1774-12-26 166
Pennsylvania Packet Lancaster PA 1777-11-29 1778-06-17 32
Pennsylvania Packet Philadelphia PA 1775-01-02 1783-12-30 944
Pennsylvania Packet Philadelphia PA 1784-01-01 1789-12-31 1,767
Pennsylvanische Fama Philadelphia PA 1750-03-10 1750-03-17 2
Plymouth Journal Plymouth MA 1785-03-19 1786-06-13 39
Political Intelligencer New Brunswick NJ 1783-10-14 1783-12-30 14
Political Intelligencer New Brunswick NJ 1784-01-06 1785-04-05 66
Political Intelligencer Elizabethtown NJ 1785-04-20 1786-05-03 54
Poughkeepsie Journal Poughkeepsie NY 1789-07-14 1789-12-29 21
Providence Gazette Providence RI 1762-10-20 1763-12-31 63
Providence Gazette Providence RI 1764-01-07 1774-12-31 512
Providence Gazette Providence RI 1775-01-07 1783-12-27 468
Providence Gazette Providence RI 1784-01-03 1789-12-26 313
Publick Occurrences Boston MA 1690-09-25 1690-09-25 1
Rhode-Island Gazette Newport RI 1732-10-04 1733-03-01 15
Rivington's New York Gazetteer New York NY 1773-04-22 1774-12-29 89
Rivington's New York Gazetteer New York NY 1775-01-05 1775-11-23 47
Rivington's New-York Gazette New York NY 1783-11-22 1783-12-31 12
Rivington's New-York Gazette New York NY 1777-10-04 1777-10-11 2
Rivington's New-York Loyal Gazette New York NY 1777-10-18 1777-12-06 8
Royal American Gazette New York NY 1777-04-10 1783-08-07 112
Royal Gazette New York NY 1777-12-13 1783-11-19 596
Royal Georgia Gazette Savannah GA 1781-01-04 1781-12-27 52
Royal Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia PA 1778-03-03 1778-05-26 25
Salem Chronicle Salem MA 1786-03-30 1786-08-03 14
Salem Gazette Salem MA 1781-10-18 1783-12-25 112
Salem Gazette Salem MA 1784-01-01 1785-11-22 100
Salem Mercury Salem MA 1786-10-14 1789-12-29 168
South-Carolina Gazette and General Advertiser Charleston SC 1783-03-15 1783-12-30 98
South-Carolina Gazette and General Advertiser Charleston SC 1784-01-01 1785-07-26 327
South-Carolina Weekly Advertiser Charleston SC 1783-02-19 1783-04-23 10
South-Carolina Weekly Gazette Charleston SC 1783-02-15 1783-12-26 46
South-Carolina Weekly Gazette Charleston SC 1784-01-02 1786-01-14 221
Spooner's Vermont Journal Windsor VT 1783-08-07 1783-12-31 50
Spooner's Vermont Journal Windsor VT 1784-01-07 1789-12-23 644
State Gazette of North Carolina New Bern NC 1787-08-09 1788-02-07 5
State Gazette of South-Carolina Charleston SC 1785-03-28 1787-12-31 328
Story and Humphreys's Pennsylvania Mercury Philadelphia PA 1775-04-07 1775-12-22 38
United States Chronicle Providence RI 1784-01-01 1789-12-31 314
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1783-06-05 1783-12-25 30
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1784-01-01 1789-12-28 313
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1750-02-28 1753-03-02 138
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1736-03-18 1746-09-25 217
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1754-11-07 1762-02-12 43
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1766-03-07 1774-12-29 558
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1766-05-16 1774-12-29 286
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1775-01-07 1778-12-04 409
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1775-01-05 1776-07-26 107
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1775-02-03 1778-10-30 210
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg VA 1779-02-12 1780-12-30 121
Virginia Gazette and Alexandria Advertiser Alexandria VA 1789-09-03 1789-11-19 4
Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser Richmond VA 1782-03-02 1783-12-13 4
Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser Richmond VA 1785-05-21 1789-12-31 15
Virginia Herald Fredericksburg VA 1787-09-06 1789-11-05 8
Virginia Journal Alexandria VA 1784-02-12 1789-05-21 157
Weekly Museum New York NY 1788-09-20 1789-12-19 68
Weekly Rehearsal Boston MA 1731-09-27 1735-08-11 199
Western Star Stockbridge MA 1789-12-01 1789-12-29 5
Wochentliche Philadelphische Staatsbote Philadelphia PA 1762-01-18 1763-12-26 85
Wochentliche Philadelphische Staatsbote Philadelphia PA 1764-01-02 1774-12-27 570
Wochentliche Philadelphische Staatsbote Philadelphia PA 1775-01-03 1779-05-26 244