The Weekly Rehearsal

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The Weekly Rehearsal, September 27, 1731 (American Antiquarian Society)

The Weekly Rehearsal or The Rehearsal (1731-1735) was a literary newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 1730s.[1] Jeremiah Gridley served as editor and publisher (1731-1733);[2] other publishers/printers included John Draper and Thomas Fleet.[3][4] In 1735 it was continued by Thomas Fleet's Boston Evening Post.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/18th/204.html
  2. ^ Lyon N. Richardson. A History of Early American Magazines, 1741-1789 (New York, 1931. Google books.
  3. ^ Matthews. 1907
  4. ^ Notice by Thomas Fleet about change of publishers; cf. Weekly Rehearsal; Date: 04-02-1733
  5. ^ http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/18th/137.html
  6. ^ http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/18th/massachusetts.html

Further reading[edit]

  • Isaiah Thomas, Benjamin Franklin Thomas. The history of printing in America: with a biography of printers, and an account of newspapers, Volume 1. J. Munsell, printer, 1874.
  • Albert Matthews. Check-list of Boston newspapers, 1704-1780. Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1907.
  • John K. Reeves. Jeremy Gridley, Editor. New England Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Jun., 1944), pp. 265-281.
  • Charles E. Clark. Boston and the Nurturing of Newspapers: Dimensions of the Cradle, 1690-1741. New England Quarterly, Vol. 64, No. 2 (Jun., 1991).

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