Specimens Of Newspaper Literature (volume 2); With Personal Memoirs, Anecdotes, And Reminiscences

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byJoseph Tinker Buckingham

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL. On the 16th of June, 1790, the Centinel was published with this new title on an enlarged sheet, with improved typography, and containing the following address To The Patrons Of The Centinel. The multiplicity of political events, which are daily augmenting as the United States progress as a Confederated Republic, has induced the editor to increase The Centinel to the respectable size, in which it this day appears; without any immediate advance of price. At Two Dollars per annum, The Centinel is the cheapest paper ever printed in this or any other part of America; and the Editor wishes long to be able to adhere to that price: If, however, Experience should make him. feel that it is too low; and cruel Necessity should oblige him to raise it--the principle of gratitude for past favors will constrain him not to increase the half-yearly charge more than Eight Pence; and in this small addition, he doubts not his liberal Patrons will cheerfully acquiesce. Due notice will be given of the period when the rise, if necessary, shall take place.--At present, Calculation designates the middle of September, when the semi-annual accounts of The Centinel are usually made out--Hope points to a period more remote. At all times, the Editor has felt the liveliest emotions of gratitude for the patronage he has received--and he has embraced every opportunity of acknowledging that such have been his impressions: On the present occasion he presents his Patrons the renewed tribute of unfeigned thanks for their friendship and partiality. Benjamin Russell. From this date the Centinel took a decided and high rank among the newspapers that were springing up in every part of the country. The advertising custom rapidly increased, and the income soon became suffici...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL. On the 16th of June, 1790, the Centinel was published with this new title on an enlarged sheet, with i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217056091

ISBN - 13:9780217056090

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