Posts Tagged ‘newspaper’

November 16

A printer from Princeton, Indiana, named Donald McDowell Keys, wrote in a letter under this date in 1891 saying in part: “I am an ardent admirer of typographical beauty and excellence wherever seen, and especially so in newspaper work, because of its comparative variety in this line. There may be handsomer sheets than the great [...]

October 25

“To the Editor of the Providence Gazette, and Country Journal. Sir, I am one of your Country Subscribers, and although I have no Learning myself, more than what I obtained by my own Industry, without Instruction, I value it in others.” So began a letter, addressed this day in 1762 by a newspaper subscriber who [...]

September 25

“It is designed, that the Countrey shall be furnished once a moneth (or if any Glut of Occurrences happen, oftener,) with an Account of such considerable thaings as have arrived unto our Notice.” Thus, bravely, did Numb. 1 of Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestic, appear on the streets of Boston on Thursday, September 25th [...]