Boston Post-Boy

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Boston Weekly Post-Boy, July 23, 1735

The Boston Weekly Post-Boy (1734–1754) and later Boston Post-Boy was a newspaper published by postmaster Ellis Huske[1] in 18th-century Boston, Massachusetts. The paper appeared weekly, on Mondays.

Although the paper ceased in 1754, it was more or less later "revived Aug. 22, 1757, by new publishers, under the title Boston Weekly Advertiser."[2]


Further reading[edit]

  • Mary Farwell Ayer and Albert Matthews. Check-list of Boston newspapers 1704-1780. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 9. Boston: 1907.
  • Charles E. Clark. The public prints: the newspaper in Anglo-American culture, 1665-1740. Oxford University Press US, 1994.