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BRIDGETON

337. Plain dealer. w., Dec. 25, 1775-Feb. 12, 1776.

Note: "The Plain-dealer. The first newspaper in New Jersey now first printed from a unique contemporaneous manscript copy. With an introduction and notes by William Nelson. Privately printed, 1894". This was a newsletter in manuscript form, contributed to by members of a literary association at Bridgeton, and kept in the tavern of Matthew Potter for the benefit of all who chose to read it. This reproduction was made by Thomas Harris. The originals are written on sheets of octavo size. The Jan. 15, 1776 issue of this publication was known as: Mr. Plain dealer. Established Dec. 25, 1775, and continued in eight weekly numbers to Feb. 12, 1776.

Publisher: unavailable

L.C. file contains:

1775. Prospectus: Dec. 21.
Dec. 25, no. 1.
Note: Bound with this: 1776, reproductions.
V. 673
Jan. (1)-Feb. 12, no. 2-8.
Note: Reproductions. Bound with 1775 reproductions.
Jan. (1)-Feb. 12, no. 2-8. Note: Reproductions. Bound with 1775 reproductions. V. 673

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