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Maryland Gazette, or, Baltimore General Advertiser

Collection Number MSA SC 3418 [OCLC 10742323]
PublisherJohn Hayes, May 16, 1783; J[ohn] Hayes and J[acob] A. Killen, October 31, 1783; Hayes and Killen, January 30, 1784; John Hayes, April 9, 1784
LocationBaltimore, Baltimore City, MD | View more titles from this: City, County, State
MSA Collection Dates1783-1792
Publication Dates1783-1792
Collection History
(Baltimore: John Hayes, May 16, 1783; J[ohn] Hayes and J[acob] A. Killen, October 31, 1783; Hayes and Killen, January 30, 1784; John Hayes, April 9, 1784)

The Maryland Gazette, or, Baltimore General Advertiser began publication May 16, 1783 [v. 1, no. 1] and ceased January 6, 1792 [v. 9, no. 757]. It was published weekly, May 16, 1783-May 20, 1785; semiweekly, May 24, 1785-May 19, 1786; weekly, May 23, 1786-February 20, 1787; semiweekly, February 27, 1787-January 6, 1792. It was also published as the Maryland Gazette, or, the Baltimore General Advertiser, May 16, 1783-January 6, 1786; the Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore Advertiser, January 10, 1786-January 6, 1792, the Baltimore General Advertiser, and the Baltimore Advertiser.

In 1779, John Hayes ceased publication of the Maryland Gazette, and Baltimore General Advertiser and moved to Annapolis to start a press there. In 1783, the Baltimore paper was started again by John Hayes. Jacob A. Killen became a partner in the business on October 31, 1783. Killen left the partnership April 9, 1784 and Hayes remained as sole proprietor until the paper was discontinued, January 6, 1792.

Hayes used the Seal of Maryland designed by Thomas Sparrow on the masthead of the Maryland Gazette from January 10, 1786 until July 24, 1789.

Archives' collection includes issue for December 12, 1783 (MSA SC 1925-1-54).

For abstracts, see: Robert Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1776-1785 (Luthervill, MD: Bettie Carothers, 1975); Robert Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1786-1790 (Silver Spring: Family Line Publications, 1975); Robert Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1791-1795 (Lutherville: Bettie Carothers, 1976).
Related Titles
Baltimore Advertiser
Baltimore General Advertiser
Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1776-1785
Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1786-1790
Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1791-1795
Maryland Gazette, and Baltimore General Advertiser
Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore Advertiser
Maryland Gazette, or, the Baltimore General Advertiser
Maryland Gazette

MediumOriginals, microfilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Registrar or the Director of the Maryland Newspaper Project
Film No.SCM 3728 - SCM 3736
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
InventoriesMicrofilm Inventory   Collection Inventory   
Institutions Holding This Title
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Dickinson College Library (DKC) 1785
DKCL OR (1785:8:5)

Johns Hopkins University (JHE) 1790
JHEE OR (1790:11:12) [Evergreen House.]

Filson Club Library (KNT) 1788
KNTA OR Newspaper (1788:12:23)

Enoch Pratt Free Library (MDB) 1783-1792
MDBE FM s=(1783:5:16-1792:1:6)

New York Historical Society - Newspaper Project (NPU) 1787, 1789-1791
NPUA OR (1787:2:6) (1789:1:20-4:17,24-8:11,18-11:24) (1790:5:4) (1791:1:7)

State Historical Society of Wisconsin - Newspaper Project (NPV) 1783-1790
NPVA FM ([Baltimore Photo & Blue Print, s=(1783:5:16-1790:8:10)]

American Antiquarian Society - Newspaper Project (NPX) 1783, 1785-1792
NPXX OR (1783) (1785-1792) [Scattered issues wanting, 1788-1789; scattered issues, 1783, 1785-1787, 1790-1792.]

Western Reserve Historical Society - Newspaper Project (NPY) 1791
NPYN OR (1791:6:14)

New York Public Library Research Library (NYP) 1783-1788, 1790-1791
NYPP OR *KSC (1783:10:24, 11:14) (1784:3:5, postscript) (1785:5:24-1786:9:19) (1786:10:3-1787:3:6) (1787:3:13-5:1, 5:8-1788:5:16) (1790:1:22-4:16, 4:23-27, 5:4-7:13, 7:20-23, 7:30-9:3, 9:14-10:1, 10:15-26, 11:2-11:9, 11:16-30, 12:10, 12:17-1791:1:21) (1791:1:28-2:8, 2:15-3:29, 4:5-19, 4:26-6:17, 6:28, 7:8-8:9, 8:16, 8:23-9:6,16, 9:20-11:4, 11:15-1791:11:18) [Bound with earlier title, Dunlap's Maryland Gazette; or, the Baltimore General Advertiser.]

Historical Society of Pennsylvania Library (QQR) 1791
QQRA OR 4th Floor Manuscripts Vault (1791:12:9)

Maryland Historical Society (XKE) 1783-1791
XKEA FM s=(1783:5:16-1791:12:30)

Maryland State Archives (XKF) 1783-1792
XKFA FM s=(1783:5:16-1792:1:6)
XKFA OR (1783:12:12) (1786:1:10-1792:1:6)
XKFA FMM (1783:5:16-1792:1:6)

Montgomery County Public Libraries (XLJ) 1783-1791
XLJA FM s=(1783:5:16-1791:12:30) [Rockville Branch.]

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