Some New Jersey Printers and Printing in the Eighteenth Century

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The Society, 1911 - Early printed books - 44 pages
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Page 4 - Britannise, Francise & Hibernise / Decimo, / At a Session of the General Assembly of the / Colony of New-Jersey, begun the twenty fourth Day of / September, Anno Domini 1723. and continued by Ad- /journments to the 30th Day of November following, at / which time the following Acts were Published. / [Royal Arms.j] / Printed
Page 15 - Parker was a correct and eminent printer . . . he possessed a sound judgment, and a good heart; was industrious in business, and upright in his dealings.
Page 30 - he had more time on his hands than he knew what to do with, and
Page 16 - New-Jersey Gazette"; 2. Price to be twenty-six shillings per year; 3. The Legislature to guarantee seven hundred subscribers within six months; 4. A Cross-Post to be established from the Printing Office, to the nearest Continental post office at the expense of the State;
Page 19 - Also One Other Bagg w 4 Two Hundred One Quarter old tent Rags." The furnishing of a newspaper printer with supplies from the very scanty army stores is, I think, rather a unique incident of the Revolution. "THE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCER AND
Page 14 - Society, Series 2, Vol. 16, pp. 197-203. Thus we see that Parker did not remove his printing plant from Woodbridge to Burlington, but that he set up an independent establishment there for the purpose not only of printing Smith's History, but of doing other printing as well. As I have said, it is a pretty story. Non
Page 39 - to time to advertise , general merchandise, books and stationery, negro wenches, tea, butter, cheese, "chariots," saddles, and a variety of other goods and wares. One of his troubles was the need of apprentices and of printers, for whom he was continually advertising. This advertisement was renewed from
Page 44 - England has been termed the Fourth Estate, and which in this country has aspired to be the Voice of Public Opinion. Surely, the present generation is largely indebted to these gallant young printers of the eighteenth century. It is but a small return for
Page 13 - In my last to you, I acquainted you of my intention to remove the Press and printing Materials, late B. Mecom's to this Place, and of my having shipped them accordingly:—By a small Pamphlet, you will receive from the Gov*
Page 37 - TROUBLES IN THE OLDEN DAYS. The earlier printers had some experiences which were to them vexatious, but to us seem only amusing. In many instances, also, they recall to us, as of yesterday, incidents in historical events long past.

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