Edward Pierce (1735-1818) papers

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1780

Location Note

Folders OB.x.x-OB.x.x

GUSN

GUSN-298831

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Description

Series V, Edward Pierce (1735-1818) papers, 1780 (#OB.x.x-OB.x.x), contains a collection of newspapers from the Boston Gazette and the Country Journal. The collection is comprised of twenty-seven issues and one supplementary issue, which were published between April 3 and December 18, 1780; each issue is inscribed with pierce's signature. The newspaper was published weekly on Mondays and disseminated local, national and international news, as well as advertisements for merchants, auctions, employment, real estate, ships, and other items. The series is arranged chronologically.

Details

Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers

Collection Code

MS023

Collection Name

Pierce family papers

Reference Code

MS023.05

Record Details

Originator

Pierce, Edward, 1735-1818

Material Type

personal papers

Description Level

Series

Location Note

Folders OB.x.x-OB.x.x