Check-list of Boston Newspapers, 1704-1780 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1907 - American newspapers - 527 pages
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Page 517 - I have now forgotten, gave offense to the Assembly. He was taken up, censured, and imprisoned for a month, by the Speaker's warrant, I suppose, because he would not discover his author.
Page 517 - ... differences, I had the management of the paper ; and I made bold to give our rulers some rubs in it, which my brother took very kindly, while others began to consider me in an unfavorable light, as a young genius that had a turn for libeling and satire.
Page 480 - Hicky described his publication as a 'weekly political and commercial paper open to all parties but influenced by none'.
Page 489 - Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, the Honourable the Council and House of Representatives of said Province, in General Court Assembled Dec.
Page 481 - Do thou, great Liberty, inspire our souls, And make our lives in thy possession happy, Or our deaths glorious in thy just defence.
Page 516 - Oourant, or any Pamphlet or Paper of the like Nature, except it be first supervised by the Secretary of this Province ; And the Justices of his Majesty's Sessions of the Peace for the County of Suffolk, at their next Adjournment, be directed to take sufficient Bonds 'of the said Franklin, for his good Behaviour for Twelve Months Time.
Page 471 - Fifthly, both the day of the week and the day of the month may be misprinted.
Page 516 - That James Franklin, the Printer and Publisher thereof, be strictly forbidden by this Court to Print or Publish the New-England Courant, or any Pamphlet or Paper of the like Nature, except it be first supervised by the Secretary of this Province...
Page 517 - I did not give them any satisfaction, they contented themselves with admonishing me, and dismissed me, considering me, perhaps, as an apprentice, who was bound to keep his master's secrets.
Page 513 - Account of himself, but lest the continuance of that style should offend his readers ; wherein with submission (I speak for the Publisher of this Intelligence, whose endeavours has always been to give no offence, not meddling with things out of his Province.) The said Jack promises in pretence of Friendship to the other...

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