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The Newport Gazette Archive

  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • 17771779

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The Newport Gazette was a weekly Tory newspaper, established January 16, 1777, by John A. Howe of New York while the British occupied Newport during the American Revolutionary War. It was printed on the hand press previously used to print the Newport Mercury.

Archive Info

  • 313
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • 17771779

Source Information

The Newport Gazette, 1777–1779 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 9, 2023

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Bristol-Warren Raid

Bristol-Warren Raid

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Newport, Rhode Island
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Lost and Found British In RI

Lost and Found British In RI

The Newport Gazette
Newport, Rhode Island
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The Newport Gazette
Newport, Rhode Island
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William Gardiner Surgeon

William Gardiner Surgeon

The Newport Gazette
Newport, Rhode Island
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Newport, Rhode Island
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James Moffat, merchant

James Moffat, merchant

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Newport, Rhode Island
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Archive Info

  • 313
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • 17771779

Source Information

The Newport Gazette, 1777–1779 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 9, 2023