American Magazine and Historical Chronicle

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American Magazine, 1744. "Printed by Rogers and Fowle, and sold by S. Eliot, and J. Blanchard in Boston; B. Franklin in Philadelphia; J. Parker in New York; J. Pomroy in New Haven; C. Campbelll, post-master in Newport"

The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle (1743-1746) was a periodical in Boston, Massachusetts, printed by Rogers & Fowle (Gamaliel Rogers and Daniel Fowle), and published by Samuel Eliot and Joshua Blanchard.[1][2] Scholars suggest that Jeremiah Gridley served as editor.[3]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Lyon N. Richardson. A History of Early American Magazines, 1741-1789 (New York, 1931. Google books
  3. ^ John K. Reeves. Jeremy Gridley, Editor. New England Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Jun., 1944), pp. 265-281.

Further reading[edit]

  • Albert Ten Eyck Gardner. A Majestick Shape: 1745. Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Oct. 1949), pp. 74–80.
  • James M. Farrell and Joseph M. Noone. Rhetoric, Eloquence, and Oratory in Eighteenth-Century American Periodicals: An Annotated Bibliography. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Spring, 1993), pp. 72–80.

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