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Delaware Gazette and State Journal Archive

  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • 18451902

About

In 1785, Jacob Killian founded Delaware's first successful newspaper, the Delaware Gazette in Wilmington. Similar to other newspapers of the time, it was devoted to foreign news and national politics with some attention also to local politics and advertisements. It continued to be published with varying frequency until 1883.

Archive Info

  • 10,437
  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • 18451902

Paper History

  • Delaware State Journal
  • Blue Hens Chicken and Delaware Democratic Whig
  • Delaware State Journal and Statesman
  • Blue Hen's Chicken
  • The Statesman & Blue Hen's Chicken

Source Information

Delaware Gazette and State Journal, 1883–1902 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 23, 2023

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Levi Adams

Levi Adams

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Archive Info

  • 10,437
  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • 18451902

Paper History

  • Delaware State Journal
  • Blue Hens Chicken and Delaware Democratic Whig
  • Delaware State Journal and Statesman
  • Blue Hen's Chicken
  • The Statesman & Blue Hen's Chicken

Source Information

Delaware Gazette and State Journal, 1883–1902 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 23, 2023