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Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore General Advertiser Collection

MSA SC 2828
Dates1775-1778
MediumOriginal, microfilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Registrar or the Director of the Maryland Newspaper Project
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
Film Number(s)SCM 829 - SCM 832, SCM 3723 - SCM 3726
Description
Newspaper, Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore General Advertiser
History
(Baltimore: J. Dunlap)

Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, The Baltimore General Advertiser began publication May 2, 1775 [v. 1, no. 1] and ceased September 8, 1788 [v. 4, no. 176]. It was published weekly. It was also published as Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, the Baltimore General Advertiser, May 2, 1775-July 4, 1775; Dunlap's Maryland Gazette; Baltimore General Advertiser, July 11, 1775; Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, the Baltimore General Advertiser, July 18, 1775-September 1, 1778; Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, May-June 1778; Dunlap's Maryland Gazette, or, Baltimore General Advertiser, September 8, 1778. The newspaper was continued by Maryland Gazette, and Baltimore General Advertiser (Baltimore: 1778).

John Dunlap, a Philadelphia printer, established a Baltimore office in 1775 and issued Dunlap's Maryland Gazette May 2, 1775. Dunlap's Baltimore press was managed by James Hayes, Jr., who took over as proprietor after the issue of September 8, 1778. Hayes continued the paper, published as the Maryland Gazette thereafter.

For abstracts, see: Robert Barnes, Gleaning from Maryland Newspapers 1776-1785 (Lutherville, MD: Bettie Carothers, 1975).


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