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May 17

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

Hosier Daniel Mause made assertive claims about the value of purchasing stockings produced domestically. Note from the date of the advertisement (May 8) that Mause and other colonists certainly knew that the Stamp Act had been repealed; this advertisement was not a holdover reprinted from weeks or months earlier. 200 more words

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May 15

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“To be sold by MARY HARVEY, … a well chosen and neat Assortment of Dry and wet Goods.” 289 more words

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May 14

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week?

“The whole are made from Patterns of the newest Fashion.”

Last week I argued that when Stephen Hardy introduced himself as “ 276 more words

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May 8

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“ANCHORS manufactured in America.”

“I have for some time carried on the business here.” 699 more words

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March 18

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week?

“The Encouragement of Manufactures in our own Country is of the greatest Advantage.” 240 more words

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Obama-protectionism/proteccionismo, February 21, 2009

Oppenheimer warns against the protectionist temptation barely avoided by the stimulus package that Obama’s administration just issued. Even after washed down, the “Buy American” provision raised the surprise advantage for an American provider over his foreign competitors in public inversions from 6% to 25%. 124 more words

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January 31

GUEST CURATOR:  Maia Campbell

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week?

“Which has been proved by many Trials to be equal to the best snuff imported from Great-Britain.” 384 more words

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