Below is the list of materials that we viewed on our trip this week. For newspapers, I did not always have a citation for the exact issue that the staff pulled from the stacks, but this will give you the rest of the information.
The Maryland journal, and the Baltimore advertiser. Baltimore, 1773-1794. (Volume for 1777-1778)
Wheatley, Phillis. An Elegiac poem; sacred to the memory of the Rev. George Whitefield, : who departed this life, September 30, 1770, at Newbury-Port in America, aetatis 56. Boston: Printed [by Isaiah Thomas]: sold by Zechariah Fowle, in Back-Street, near the mill-bridge, 1770.
Foster, Hannah Webster. The coquette; or, The history of Eliza Wharton; : a novel; founded on fact. Boston: Printed by Samuel Etheridge, for E. Larkin, no. 47, Cornhill., 1797.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Mémoires de la vie privée de Benjamin Franklin (Paris: Chez Buisson, 1791).
Herald (New York, N.Y. : 1835).
The New-England almanack, or, Lady’s and gentleman’s diary, for the year of our Lord Christ 1788. Providence: Printed and sold, wholesale and retail, by John Carter, at the Post-Office, at Shakespeare’s Head, near the State-House, 1787.
The Halifax gazette. Halifax, NS, 1752-1765.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Common sense; : addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects. [Salem, Mass.] : Philadelphia printed: Salem, re-printed and sold by E. Russell, at his printing-office next to John Turner, Esq; in the Main-Street., M,DCC,LXXVI. .
The Progress of the century (New York: Currier & Ives, 1876), facsimile.
Bache’s Philadelphia Aurora and General Advertiser (Philadelphia, 1797-1800).
Anonymous diary, Wilmington, DE, 1794. Diaries (unidentified) collection, 1760-1855, AAS, vol. 9.
John Carter to Joseph Trumbull, March 6, 1776, Book Trades collection, AAS.
“American post office. : The American Letter Mail Company have established post offices in New-York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Boston,” (n.p., 1844).
Barbados Mercury, February 1, 1766.
John Carter Account Book, 1767, Book Trades collection, AAS.
John Hancock to Isaiah Thomas, December 2, 1786, Isaiah Thomas Papers, AAS.
Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, ed. The Post-Office; or An Illustration of Prayer. From the London edition. Boston: Mass. Sabbath School Society, depository, no. 13 Cornhill, 1844.