American Apollo

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American Apollo July 19, 1793

The American Apollo (January 6, 1792 - December 25, 1794) was a newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts in the late 18th century, featuring "political and commercial intelligence, and other entertaining matter."[1] It was issued by printer Joseph Belknap,[2] along with Alexander Young[3] (as "Belknap & Young," January–May 1792) and Thomas Hall[4] (as "Belknap & Hall," May 1792-July 1794)[5][6] on State Street.[7][8] In 1792, the newly formed Massachusetts Historical Society's "collections were at first published in ... the American Apollo. "[9][10] The newspaper ceased in December 1794.

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  1. ^ "Proposal of J.Belknap & A. Young for printing a weekly paper to be entitled the American Apollo." The Argus, Nov. 25, 1791
  2. ^ WorldCat. Belknap, Joseph 1769-1800
  3. ^ WorldCat. Young, Alexander 1768?-1834
  4. ^ WorldCat. Hall, Thomas d. 1798
  5. ^ Library of Congress. American Apollo, w., Jan. 6, 1792-Dec. 25, 1794.
  6. ^ Brigham. 1915; p.193.
  7. ^ A Genuine and Correct Account of the Captivity, Sufferings & Deliverance of Mrs. Jemima Howe. Boston: Belknap & Young, 1792.
  8. ^ The Hapless Orphan. Boston: Belknap & Hall, 1793.
  9. ^ Winsor. Memorial History of Boston, v.3. 1882; p.635.
  10. ^ Correspondence between Jeremy Belknap and Ebenezer Hazard, pt.2. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society (1846); p.277.

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