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Maryland Gazette Collection

MSA SC 2731
Dates1745-1813
MediumOriginal, photostat, microfilm, electronic images from film and originals
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Registrar
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
Film Number(s)SCM 1 - SCM 18, SCM 1278 - SCM 1286, SCM 11080
Description
Newspaper, Maryland Gazette

History
Digital images available at the Archives of Maryland Online for the years 1728-1839, here


(Annapolis, Anne Arundel County: Printed by Jonas Green and William Rind, 1758-1765; Printed by Jonas Green, 1765-1767; Printed by Anne C. Green, 1767; Printed by Anne C. and William Green, 1768-1770; Printed by Anne C. Green, 1770-1771; Printed by Anne C. Green and Son, 1772-1775; Printed by Frederick Green, 1776-1777; Printed by Frederick and Samuel Green, 1779-1811; Printed by Jonas Green, 1811-1813). The Maryland Gazette was published January 17, 1745 [no. 1] to October 14, 1762 [no. 910]; October 21, 1762 [28th year, no. 911] to January 21, 1813 [69th year, no. 3445]. It was published weekly.


It was published as the Maryland Gazette, January 17, 1745-October 3, 1765; the Maryland Gazette, Expiring, October 1-, 1765; the Maryland Gazette, Reviving, January 30, 1766; the Maryland Gazette, Revived, February 20, 1766; and the Maryland Gazette, March 6, 1766-after 1800.


Issue for April 26, 1745 also called no. 1.


Publication was suspended October 31, 1765 due to Stamp Act and resumed January 30, 1766.


The last numbered issue published prior to suspension was October 10, 1765 [no. 1066] followed by three unnumbered supplements (October 17, 24, 31), and a special issue on December 10 entitled "Apparition of the late Maryland Gazette, which is not dead, but only sleepeth."


No issues were published February 6-14, 27, 1766.


Publication was suspended again December 25, 1777-April 30, 1779.


The newspaper was continued by the Maryland Gazette and Political Intelligencer (Annapolis: 1813).

Archives' collection includes issues for June 19, 1760 (MSA SC 776), 1763-1775 (MSA SC 2731), 1766-1768 (MSA SC 2731), January 5, 1769-December 26, 1771 (MSA SC 2731), 1774-1775 (MSA SC 2731), July 11, 1776 (MSA SC 812), September 5, 1776 (MSA SC 1533), January 2, 1777-September 10, 1779 (MSA SC 2731), February 11, 1780 (MSA SC 176-530), September 17, 1779-March 7, 1782 (MSA SC 2731), October 21, 1784 (MSA SC 176-532), September 27, 1787 (MSA SC 473-225), December 24, 1789 (MSA SC 473-226), February 23, 1792 (MSA SC 176-536), October 10, 1793 (MSA SC 176-539), October 17, 1793 (MSA SC 176-540), October 24, 1793 (MSA SC 176-541), May 22, 1794 (MSA SC 176-543), June 19, 1794 (MSA SC 176-544), June 26, 1794 (MSA SC 176-545), January 2, 1800 [LVth year, no. 2764] (MSA SC 612), November 15, 1809 (MSA SC 378-39), and April 4, 1810 (MSA SC 378-40).


Archives' collection includes original of the Samuel Chase broadside relating to the Stamp Act found in the back of volume of the Maryland Gazette, January 30, 1776 - June 25, 1767 (MSA SC 2311). Graphics of this broadside are found in MSA SC 1851-9.


Archives' collection includes Daniel Dulany's "Antilon" letters and Charles Carroll's "First Citizen" replies published in the Maryland Gazette January-July 1773. See: Peter S. Onuf, ed., Maryland and the Empire, 1773; the Antilon-First Citizen Letters (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, [1974]).


For abstracts, see: Robert W. Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1776-1785 (Lutherville, MD: Bettie Carothers, 1975); Robert W. Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1786-1790 (Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1975); Robert Barnes, Gleanings from Maryland Newspapers 1791-1795 (Lutherville, MD: Bettie Carothers, 1976); Robert Barnes, Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979); Karen Mauer Green, Maryland Gazette Genealogical and Historical Abstracts 1727-1761 (Galveston, TX: The Frontier Press, 1989); Effie L. Henry, comp., Extracts from the Maryland Gazette [1730-1790] [Washington?, DC: 1936?] [LC call no.: F180 .H47].


For index, see S1456 MARYLAND INDEXES (Maryland Gazette, Annapolis Items, Index) 1745-1820

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