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The Boston gazette, and country journal : containing the freshest advices, foreign and domestic : Monday, March 12, 1770.
Alternate Title(s):
Boston gazette (Boston : 1755-1798)
[United States?] : [s.n.], [ca. 1920?]
Physical Description:
[4] p. ; 41 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Type facsimile, probably ca. 1920, of the issue recounting the Boston Massacre. There have been at least 7 reprints of this issue (see Gavit).
Originally printed by Edes & Gill, 1770.
Chiefly news about the March 5 "Boston Massacre." Pages [2] and [3] are in black borders and include a picture of four coffins with initials of victims Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, John Clark, and Crispus Attucks.
At head of title: No. 779.
Imprint at foot of col. 3, p. [4].
Gavit, J. Amer. newspaper reprints p. 2
Subject Terms:
Boston Massacre, 1770.
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
Newspapers -- Facsimiles -- Specimens.
Facsimiles (Printing)
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