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The Connecticut Gazette

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The Connecticut Gazette

Connecticut’s earliest known newspaper. Mainly a military record reporting the events of the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Publication began on April 12, 1755. James Parker of New York owned and published it. His business partner was Benjamin Franklin, who enjoyed helping printers outside of Philadelphia (Franklin’s town) start newspapers. (History of Connecticut Newspapers)

Available online at these locations:

  • Vol. 17 (19 May 1780) The Connecticut Gazette And The Universal Intelligencer
  • (2 Aug. 1787) New Haven Gazette, and The Connecticut Magazine


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