Daily Post (London newspaper)
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. It was later printed by John Meres (a relation of Hugh Meres); Meres also became printer of the London Evening Post by 1737.
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.
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