Daily Post (London newspaper)

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The Daily Post (1719-1771). was a London daily paper begun on October 24, 1719 by printer Hugh Meres in the Old Bailey, near Ludgate, with contributions from writer Daniel Defoe.[1] It was later printed by John Meres (a relation of Hugh Meres); Meres also became printer of the London Evening Post by 1737.[2]

The Post consisted of articles that spoke of current events, important dates, inventions, advances in modern sciences, and other things of that nature. It lasted until 1771.[3]


External links[edit]

  • "Early English Newspapers". Primary Source Media's Online Guides.
  • "Concise History of the British Newspaper in the Eighteenth Century". The British Library. Archived from the original on 2007-11-15.