List of newspapers in Connecticut in the 18th century

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This is a list of newspapers published in 18th-century Connecticut, North America.

Connecticut newspapers by town[edit]

Danbury[edit]

Newspapers published in Danbury, Connecticut:

  • Farmers Chronicle. W., June 17, 1793-Sept. 19, 1796.[1]
  • Farmer's Journal. W., March 18, 1790-June 3, 1793.[1]

Fairfield[edit]

Newspapers published in Fairfield, Connecticut:

  • Fairfield Gazette. W., July 13, 1786-Feb. (?), 1787.[1]
  • Fairfield Gazette, Or The Independent Intelligencer. W., Feb. 15 (?), 1787-Aug. (?), 1787.[1]

Hartford[edit]

Newspapers published in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • American Mercury. W., July 12, 1784-Dec. 25, 1800+[1]
  • The Connecticut Courant, And Hartford Weekly Intelligencer. W., June 7, 1774-Feb. 10, 1778.[1]
  • The Connecticut Courant And The Weekly Intelligencer. W., Feb. 24, 1778-Mar. 14, 1791.[1]
  • The Freeman's Chronicle, Or The American Advertiser. W., Sept. 1, 1783-July 8, 1784.[1]
  • Hartford Gazette. S.W., W., Jan. 13, 1794-Mar. 19, 1795.[1]

Litchfield[edit]

Newspapers published in Litchfield, Connecticut:

  • Collier's Litchfield Weekly Monitor. W., Jan. 7-June 16, 1788.[1]
  • The Farmer's Monitor. W., Mar. 5-Dec. 31, 1800+[1]
  • Litchfield-County Monitor. W., Dec. 11, 1790-Jan. 3, 1791.[1]
  • Litchfield Monitor. W., Jan. 10, 1791-Jan. 4, 1792; Aug. 27, 1794-June 3, 1795.[1]
  • Litchfield Monitor And Agricultural Register. W., June 10, 1795-May 11, 1796.[1]
  • The Litchfield Weekly Monitor. June 23, 1788.[1]
  • The Monitor. W., Jan. 11, 1792-Aug. 20, 1794; Feb. 28, 1798-Feb. 26, 1800+[1]
  • Weekly Monitor. W., Mar. Or April 1785-Nov. 28, 1786; June 11-Dec. 31, 1787; June 30, 1788-May 11, 1789; Nov. 17, 1789-Dec. 4, 1790; May 18, 1796-Feb. 21, 1798.[1]
  • Weekly Monitor And American Advertiser. W., Dec. 21, 1784-Mar. 1785.[1]
  • Weekly Monitor And Litchfield Town And County Recorder. W., Dec. 5, 1786-June 4, 1787.[1]
  • Weekly Monitor And The Litchfield Advertiser. W., May 18- June 8, 1789.[1]

Middletown[edit]

Newspapers published in Middletown, Connecticut:

  • The Middlesex Gazette. W., Nov. 8, 1785-Oct. 29, 1787; Mar. 3, 1792-Dec. 26, 1800+[1]
  • The Middlesex Gazette, Or Federal Adviser. W., Nov. 5, 1787-Feb. 25, 1792.[1]

New Haven[edit]

Newspapers published in New Haven, Connecticut:

  • The Connecticut Gazette. W., July 5, 1765-Feb. 19, 1768.[1]
  • Connecticut Gazette, With The Freshest Advices Foreign And Domestick. W., Apr. 12, 1755-Apr. 14, 1764.[1]
  • The Connecticut Journal. W., Sept. 13, 1775-Jan. 3, 1799; Apr. 4, 1799-Dec. 31, 1800+[1]
  • The Connecticut Journal, And New-Haven Post-Boy. W., Oct. 23, 1767-Sept. 6, 1775.[1]
  • Connecticut Journal And Weekly Advertiser. W., Jan. 10- Mar. 28, 1799.[1]
  • The New-Haven Chronicle. W., Apr. 18, 1786-Sept. 11, 1787.[1]
  • New-Haven Gazette. W., May 13, 1784-Feb. 9, 1786.[1]
  • The New-Haven Gazette. W., Jan. 5-June 29, 1791.[1]
  • The New-Haven Gazette, And The Connecticut Magazine. W., Feb. 16, 1786-June 18, 1789.[1]

New London[edit]

Newspapers published in New London, Connecticut:

  • The Bee. W., June 14, 1797-Dec. 31, 1800+[1]
  • The Connecticut Gazette. W., May 11, 1787-Dec. 25, 1799.[1]
  • Connecticut Gazette, And The Commercial Intelligencer. W., Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 1800+[1]
  • Connecticut Gazette, And The Universal Intelligencer. W., Dec. 17, 1773-May 4, 1787.[1]
  • The New-London Advertiser. W., Mar. 2-Apr. 13, 1795.[1]
  • The New-London Gazette. W., Nov. 18, 1763-Dec. 10, 1773.[1]
New-London Summary, Or The Weekly Advertiser, 1759
  • The New-London Summary. W., Sometime Between May 6 And 17, 1763-Sept 23, 1763.[1]
  • The New-London Summary, Or The Weekly Advertiser. W., Aug. 8, 1758-Sometime Between May 6 And June 10, 1763.[1]
  • Springer's Weekly Oracle. W., Oct. 21, 1797-Dec. 28, 1800+[1]

Newfield[edit]

Newspapers published in Newfield, Connecticut:

  • American Telegraphe. W., Apr. 8, 1795-July 6, 1796; Apr. 5, 1797-Oct. 29, 1800.[1]
  • American Telegraphe, & Fairfield County Gazette. W., July 13, 17-Mar. 2, 1797.[1]

Norwich[edit]

Newspapers published in Norwich, Connecticut:

  • Chelsea Courier. W., Nov. 30, 1796-May 24, 1798.[1]
  • The Courier. W., May 31, 1798-Mar. 15, 1800.[1]
Norwich Packet or, the Country Journal, 1785
  • The Norwich Packet. W., Dec. 29, 1777-June 1, 1779; June 9, 1791-Dec. 30, 1800+[1]
  • The Norwich Packet; And The Connecticut, Massachusetts, New-Hampshire, And Rhode-Island Weekly Advertiser. W., Oct. 7, 1773-Dec. 22, 1777.[1][3]
  • The Norwich Packet And The Country Journal. W., Feb. 8, 1787-Sept. 24, 1790.[1]
  • The Norwich Packet And The Weekly Advertiser. W., June 8, 1779-Sept. 26, 1782.[1]
  • The Norwich Packet, Or The Chronicle Of Freedom. W., Oct. 30, 1783-Apr. 7, 1785.[1]
  • The Norwich-Packet, Or The Country Journal. W., Apr. 14, 1785-Feb. 1, 1787.[1]
  • Vox Populi Norwich Packet. W., Oct. 1, 1790-June 2, 1791.[1]
  • The Weekly Register. W., Nov. 29, 1791-Aug. 19, 1795.[1]

Sharon[edit]

Newspapers published in Sharon, Connecticut:

  • Rural Gazette. W. Mar. 31, 1800.[1]

Stonington[edit]

Newspapers published in Stonington, Connecticut:

  • Impartial Journal. W., Oct. 8 (?) 1799-Dec. 30, 1800+[1]
  • Journal Of The Times. W., Oct. 10, 1798-Sept. 17, 1799.[1]

Windham[edit]

Newspapers published in Windham, Connecticut:

  • The Phenix, Or Windham Herald. W., Mar. 12, 1791-Apr. 12, 1798.[1]
  • Windham Herald. W., Apr. 19, 1798-Dec. 26, 1800+[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf "Eighteenth-Century American Newspapers in the Library of Congress: Connecticut". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  2. ^ E. Wilder Spaulding. The Connecticut Courant, a Representative Newspaper in the Eighteenth Century. The New England Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Jul., 1930), pp. 443-463
  3. ^ Brigham, Clarence S. (Oct 1913). "Bibliography of American newspapers, 1690-1820". Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society. Retrieved 2010-10-21. 

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