||Providence Gazette, Providence, Rhode Island Providence, R.I.|
Subject Category: History Great Britain
Collection Dates: 10/20/1762 - 10/08/1825
Location: UNLV Microforms
This is part of a 52 reel set of microfilm containing newspapers from Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, Georgia, and Rhode Island from the late 1700's to early 1800's. William Goddard published the first issue on October 20, 1762, with the title Providence Gazette and Country Journal. Due to a lack of support, the paper suspended publication with the May 11, 1765, issue but resumed publication on August 9, 1766. During this hiatus, one unnumbered issue was published on August 24, 1765. The following year an extraordinary issue accompanied by a supplement on Mar. 12, 1766, was also printed. Devoted to foreign and domestic issues and advertisements. In later years, literary and business articles were added to the publication. Title varies: Providence Gazette ; and Country Journal: and Providence Gazette, and Moral Political & Commercial Register.