Early American Newspapers 1790-1799

Newspaper title City State Start Date End Date Issues Available
Albany Centinel Albany NY 1797-07-04 1799-12-31 298
Albany Chronicle Albany NY 1796-09-19 1798-04-09 70
Albany Gazette Albany NY 1790-01-18 1799-12-30 676
Albany Register Albany NY 1790-02-22 1799-12-24 353
Alexandria Times Alexandria VA 1797-04-10 1799-12-31 661
American Baltimore MD 1799-05-18 1799-12-28 3
American Apollo Boston MA 1792-10-05 1794-12-25 119
American Intelligencer West Springfield MA 1795-09-29 1797-11-28 96
American Mercury Hartford CT 1790-01-04 1799-12-26 522
American Minerva New York NY 1793-12-09 1796-04-30 744
American Spy Lansingburgh NY 1791-06-17 1798-02-27 62
American Star Philadelphia PA 1794-01-30 1794-05-03 24
American Telegraphe Newfield CT 1795-04-08 1796-12-28 128
Amherst Journal Amherst NH 1795-01-16 1796-01-02 58
Amherst Village Messenger Amherst NH 1796-01-09 1799-12-28 207
Apollo Chestertown MD 1793-03-26 1793-12-31 61
Argus Boston MA 1791-07-22 1793-06-28 160
Argus Putney VT 1797-03-16 1799-02-26 59
Argus New York NY 1795-05-11 1796-12-31 615
Augusta Herald Augusta GA 1799-07-17 1799-12-25 24
Aurora General Advertiser Philadelphia PA 1794-11-08 1799-12-31 1,680
Baltimore Daily Intelligencer Baltimore MD 1793-10-28 1794-10-29 313
Baltimore Evening Post Baltimore MD 1792-07-13 1793-09-30 156
Bartgis's Maryland Gazette  Fredericktown MD 1792-05-22 1794-01-23 77
Bee New London CT 1797-06-14 1799-12-25 157
Berkshire Chronicle Pittsfield MA 1790-01-07 1790-09-30 40
Berkshire Gazette Pittsfield MA 1798-01-18 1799-10-23 66
Boston Gazette Boston MA 1790-01-04 1798-09-17 453
Boston Price-Current Boston MA 1795-09-07 1798-05-31 196
Burlington Advertiser Burlington NJ 1790-04-13 1791-12-13 88
Carey's United States' Recorder Philadelphia PA 1798-01-23 1798-08-30 95
Carlisle Gazette Carlisle PA 1790-01-06 1799-12-25 491
Catskill Packet Catskill NY 1792-08-06 1795-12-26 223
Centinel Of Freedom Newark NJ 1796-10-05 1799-12-31 167
Centinel of Liberty Georgetown DC 1796-05-27 1799-12-31 189
Chesnuthiller Wochenschrift Chestnut Hill PA 1790-10-08 1793-08-20 109
City Gazette Charleston SC 1790-01-04 1799-12-31 3,641
Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia PA 1796-01-01 1799-12-30 1,238
Columbia Gazette Columbia SC 1794-01-14 1794-12-09 12
Columbian Centinel Boston MA 1790-06-16 1799-12-28 1,014
Columbian Chronicle Georgetown DC 1795-03-13 1795-03-13 1
Columbian Courier New Bedford MA 1798-12-08 1799-12-27 57
Columbian Gazetteer New York NY 1793-08-22 1794-11-13 193
Columbian Herald Charleston SC 1790-08-10 1796-12-17 660
Columbian Minerva Dedham MA 1799-01-03 1799-12-26 66
Columbian Mirror Alexandria VA 1792-12-05 1799-12-24 110
Columbian Museum Savannah GA 1796-03-22 1799-12-31 385
Commercial Advertiser New York NY 1797-10-02 1799-12-31 697
Companion Newport RI 1798-05-02 1799-07-20 67
Concord Herald Concord NH 1790-01-06 1794-02-06 207
Connecticut Courant Hartford CT 1790-01-07 1799-12-30 527
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1790-01-01 1799-12-25 517
Connecticut Journal New Haven CT 1790-01-06 1799-12-26 522
Constitutional Diary Philadelphia PA 1799-12-02 1799-12-30 22
Constitutional Telegraph Boston MA 1799-10-02 1799-12-28 26
Courier Boston MA 1795-07-01 1795-12-30 53
Courier de l'Amerique Philadelphia PA 1792-12-04 1793-02-22 13
Courier of New Hampshire Concord NH 1794-02-13 1799-12-28 309
Cumberland Gazette Portland ME 1790-01-11 1791-12-26 128
Daily Advertiser New York NY 1790-01-01 1799-12-31 3,004
Daily Evening Gazette Charleston SC 1795-01-10 1795-02-18 8
Dartmouth Gazette Hanover NH 1799-08-27 1799-12-30 18
Delaware and Eastern-Shore Advertiser Wilmington DE 1794-05-31 1799-03-04 39
Delaware Gazette Wilmington DE 1790-01-16 1799-07-27 155
Deutsche Porcupein Lancaster PA 1798-01-03 1799-12-25 98
Diary New York NY 1792-02-15 1797-12-30 1,598
Dunlap's American Daily Advertiser Philadelphia PA 1791-01-01 1795-12-31 1,496
Eagle Hanover NH 1793-07-22 1799-06-01 221
Eastern Herald  Portland ME 1792-01-02 1799-12-30 603
Edward's Baltimore Daily Advertiser Baltimore MD 1793-10-29 1794-11-15 60
Essex Journal Newburyport MA 1790-01-06 1794-04-02 222
Evening Courier Charleston SC 1798-07-31 1798-11-16 29
Farmer's Register Kingston NY 1792-10-06 1793-09-14 30
Farmer's Weekly Museum Walpole NH 1797-04-04 1799-12-30 144
Farmers' Library Rutland VT 1793-04-01 1794-11-29 89
Farmers' Register Chambersburg PA 1798-04-18 1799-04-10 52
Federal Galaxy Brattleboro VT 1797-01-06 1799-12-23 194
Federal Gazette Baltimore MD 1796-01-01 1799-12-31 1,555
Federal Gazette Boston MA 1798-01-01 1798-03-26 61
Federal Gazette, and Philadelphia Evening Post, The  (Philadelphia, PA) Philadelphia PA 1790-01-01 1793-12-31 1,240
Federal Intelligencer Baltimore MD 1794-10-30 1795-12-30 507
Federal Observer Portsmouth NH 1798-11-22 1799-12-27 56
Federal Orrery Boston MA 1794-10-20 1796-10-31 213
Federal Spy Springfield MA 1792-12-19 1799-12-24 182
Finlay's American Naval and Commercial Register Philadelphia PA 1795-11-25 1798-05-01 192
Freeman's Journal Philadelphia PA 1790-01-06 1792-05-02 122
Frothingham's Long Island Herald Sag Harbor NY 1791-07-26 1798-03-12 61
Gazette Portland ME 1798-04-16 1799-12-30 121
Gazette Francaise New York NY 1798-01-03 1799-10-04 189
Gazette of the United States New York NY 1790-01-02 1790-10-13 81
Gazette of the United States Philadelphia PA 1790-11-03 1799-12-31 2,175
General Advertiser Philadelphia PA 1790-10-01 1794-11-07 1,232
Genius of Liberty Morristown NJ 1798-05-24 1799-12-26 94
Georgetown Gazette Georgetown SC 1798-05-08 1799-12-25 99
Georgia Gazette Savannah GA 1790-01-07 1799-12-26 328
Goshen Repository Goshen NY 1797-03-21 1798-12-25 37
Green Mountain Patriot Peacham VT 1798-02-23 1799-12-26 96
Greenfield Gazette Greenfield MA 1792-08-02 1799-12-28 284
Greenleaf's New York Journal New York NY 1794-01-01 1799-12-28 1,039
Guardian Of Freedom Frankfort KY 1798-06-19 1798-10-30 2
Hampshire Chronicle Springfield MA 1790-01-05 1796-09-06 246
Hampshire Gazette Northampton MA 1790-01-06 1799-12-25 486
Hartford Gazette Hartford CT 1794-01-13 1795-03-19 112
Herald New York NY 1794-06-04 1797-09-30 346
Herald of Freedom Boston MA 1790-01-01 1791-07-19 163
Herald of Liberty Washington PA 1798-02-12 1799-12-30 108
Herald of the United States Warren RI 1792-01-14 1799-11-23 378
Herald of Vermont Rutland VT 1792-06-25 1792-09-10 12
Hudson Gazette Hudson NY 1792-03-15 1799-12-31 85
Impartial Herald Suffield CT 1797-06-14 1799-06-11 152
Impartial Herald Newburyport MA 1793-05-18 1797-10-27 523
Impartial Journal Stonington CT 1799-10-08 1799-12-31 13
Independent Chronicle Boston MA 1790-01-07 1799-12-30 442
Independent Gazetteer Worcester MA 1799-11-27 1799-11-27 1
Independent Gazetteer Philadelphia PA 1790-01-02 1796-09-10 494
Jersey Chronicle Mount Pleasant NJ 1795-05-02 1796-04-30 52
Journal of the Times Stonington CT 1798-10-10 1799-09-17 50
Kentucky Gazette Lexington KY 1794-03-15 1799-11-14 5
Kentucky Journal Frankfort KY 1795-12-05 1795-12-05 1
Knoxville Gazette Knoxville TN 1793-12-07 1798-02-02 12
Level of Europe Philadelphia PA 1794-10-01 1795-02-09 2
Litchfield Monitor Litchfield CT 1790-01-05 1799-12-25 520
Lynchburg Weekly Gazette Lynchburg VA 1798-10-13 1799-07-20 3
Lynchburg Weekly Museum Lynchburg VA 1797-08-21 1798-05-19 3
Mail Philadelphia PA 1791-06-01 1792-12-31 552
Maryland Gazette Annapolis MD 1790-01-14 1793-12-26 126
Maryland Herald Easton MD 1790-05-11 1797-12-26 268
Maryland Herald Elizabethtown MD 1797-03-02 1799-12-26 147
Maryland Journal Baltimore MD 1790-01-01 1797-01-16 414
Massachusetts Centinel Boston MA 1790-01-02 1790-06-12 48
Massachusetts Mercury Boston MA 1793-01-01 1799-12-31 757
Massachusetts Spy Worcester MA 1790-01-07 1799-12-25 522
Medley New Bedford MA 1792-11-27 1799-10-18 388
Mercantile Advertiser New York NY 1798-11-10 1799-12-31 294
Middlesex Gazette Middletown CT 1790-01-02 1799-12-27 519
Minerva New York NY 1796-05-02 1797-09-30 444
Minerva Dedham MA 1796-10-11 1798-12-27 94
Mirrour Concord NH 1792-09-06 1799-09-02 274
Mohawk Mercury Schenectady NY 1795-02-09 1798-03-13 96
Moral and Political Telegraphe Brookfield MA 1795-05-06 1796-08-17 67
Morning Ray Windsor VT 1791-11-15 1792-09-25 27
Morning Star Newburyport MA 1794-04-08 1794-12-03 47
Mott and Hurtin's New-York Weekly Chronicle New York NY 1795-01-01 1795-04-16 16
National Gazette Philadelphia PA 1791-10-31 1793-10-26 207
New Hampshire Gazetteer Exeter NH 1790-01-02 1793-02-13 155
New Hampshire Journal Walpole NH 1793-04-11 1797-03-28 207
New Hampshire Sentinel Keene NH 1799-03-23 1799-12-28 59
New Jersey State Gazette Trenton NJ 1792-09-19 1799-12-31 219
New Star Concord NH 1797-04-11 1797-10-03 27
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1790-01-06 1799-12-25 521
New-Hampshire Recorder Keene NH 1790-03-18 1791-02-24 54
New-Hampshire Spy Portsmouth NH 1790-01-01 1793-03-02 302
New-Jersey Journal Elizabethtown NJ 1790-01-06 1799-12-31 947
New-York Daily Gazette New York NY 1790-01-01 1795-04-25 1,450
New-York Gazette New York NY 1795-01-01 1799-12-31 1,356
New-York Journal New York NY 1790-01-07 1791-12-31 217
New-York Morning Post New York NY 1790-01-09 1792-06-12 209
New-York Packet New York NY 1790-01-02 1792-01-26 238
New-York Price-Current New York NY 1797-01-02 1799-12-14 135
New-York Weekly Chronicle New York NY 1795-04-30 1795-10-01 22
Newburyport Herald Newburyport MA 1797-10-31 1799-12-31 281
Newport Herald Newport RI 1790-01-07 1791-09-17 87
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1790-01-06 1799-12-31 485
Norfolk and Portsmouth Chronicle Norfolk VA 1790-04-24 1792-06-02 18
North-Carolina Journal Halifax NC 1792-08-01 1797-09-11 405
North-Carolina Minerva Raleigh NC 1799-11-26 1799-11-26 1
Northern Centinel Salem NY 1798-01-01 1798-12-18 51
Norwich Courier Norwich CT 1796-11-30 1799-12-25 161
Norwich Packet Norwich CT 1790-01-01 1799-12-26 520
Oracle of Dauphin Harrisburg PA 1799-01-02 1799-12-30 59
Oracle of the Day Portsmouth NH 1793-06-04 1799-12-28 480
Oriental Trumpet Portland ME 1796-12-15 1799-12-19 114
Otsego Herald Cooperstown NY 1795-04-03 1799-12-26 219
Palladium Frankfort KY 1798-12-25 1798-12-25 1
Pennsylvania Journal Philadelphia PA 1790-01-06 1793-09-18 163
Pennsylvania Mercury  Philadelphia PA 1790-01-02 1792-03-01 299
Pennsylvania Packet Philadelphia PA 1790-01-01 1790-12-31 313
Petersburg Intelligencer Petersburg VA 1798-05-29 1798-05-29 1
Philadelphia Gazette Philadelphia PA 1794-01-01 1799-12-31 1,922
Philadelphia Minerva Philadelphia PA 1795-02-07 1798-07-07 179
Phoenix Dover NH 1792-02-08 1795-08-22 59
Polar-Star Boston MA 1796-10-06 1797-02-02 102
Political and Sentimental Repository Dover NH 1790-07-29 1792-01-04 31
Political Gazette Newburyport MA 1795-04-30 1797-10-27 167
Political Repository Brookfield MA 1798-08-14 1799-12-31 73
Porcupine's Gazette Bustleton PA 1799-09-06 1799-10-26 8
Porcupine's Gazette Philadelphia PA 1797-03-04 1799-08-28 769
Poughkeepsie Journal Poughkeepsie NY 1790-01-12 1799-12-31 129
Providence Gazette Providence RI 1790-01-02 1799-12-28 524
Providence Journal Providence RI 1799-01-02 1799-12-25 53
Reading Adler Reading PA 1796-01-03 1799-12-31 155
Register of the Times New York NY 1796-06-03 1798-07-27 58
Republican Gazetteer Concord NH 1796-11-22 1797-04-04 14
Republican Journal Danbury CT 1793-07-01 1799-12-30 73
Rhode-Island Museum Newport RI 1794-07-07 1794-12-29 23
Richmond Chronicle Richmond VA 1795-05-23 1796-08-27 79
Rights of Man Fredericktown MD 1794-02-05 1799-08-14 13
Rising Sun Kingston NY 1793-12-14 1798-01-13 76
Rising Sun Keene NH 1795-08-11 1798-06-23 194
Rural Repository Leominster MA 1795-10-22 1797-04-13 105
Russell's Gazette Boston MA 1798-06-07 1799-12-30 164
Rutland Herald Rutland VT 1794-12-08 1799-12-30 353
Salem Gazette Salem MA 1790-01-05 1799-12-31 711
Saratoga Register Ballston Spa NY 1798-09-05 1798-11-21 2
Saturday Evening Herald Boston MA 1790-07-24 1790-12-13 10
South Carolina Gazette Columbia SC 1792-07-10 1793-09-03 17
South Carolina State Gazette Columbia SC 1799-08-30 1799-11-29 4
South-Carolina Independent Gazette Georgetown SC 1791-05-21 1792-09-15 8
South-Carolina State-Gazette Charleston SC 1794-01-01 1799-12-31 805
Southern Centinel Augusta GA 1793-11-28 1798-05-31 193
Southwark Gazette Philadelphia PA 1797-07-25 1797-08-01 4
Spectator New York NY 1797-10-04 1799-12-28 234
Spooner's Vermont Journal Windsor VT 1790-01-06 1799-12-31 1,024
State Gazette Providence RI 1796-01-04 1796-07-02 53
State Gazette of North Carolina New Bern NC 1793-05-11 1799-02-20 48
State Gazette of South-Carolina Charleston SC 1791-01-03 1793-12-31 437
Staunton Spy Staunton VA 1793-09-21 1794-02-01 5
Stewart Kentucky Herald Lexington KY 1795-07-14 1799-12-31 125
Sun Dover NH 1795-10-10 1799-12-25 153
Tablet of the Times Bennington VT 1797-01-05 1797-08-31 35
Telegraph Charleston SC 1795-03-16 1795-03-20 4
Time Piece New York NY 1797-03-13 1798-08-30 230
Times Boston MA 1794-07-28 1794-11-08 15
Times and Patowmack Packet Georgetown DC 1790-04-21 1790-12-22 20
United States Chronicle Providence RI 1790-01-07 1799-12-26 520
Universal Gazette Philadelphia PA 1797-11-16 1799-12-26 111
Universal Gazette Philadelphia PA 1797-01-05 1797-01-05 1
Vergennes Gazette Vergennes VT 1798-08-30 1799-12-26 75
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1790-01-11 1799-12-26 474
Virginia Argus Richmond VA 1795-05-09 1799-12-17 122
Virginia Chronicle Norfolk VA 1792-07-28 1794-12-18 132
Virginia Gazette and Alexandria Advertiser Alexandria VA 1790-01-07 1793-08-01 56
Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser Richmond VA 1791-11-25 1796-03-04 15
Virginia Gazette, and General Advertiser Richmond VA 1791-10-13 1799-05-14 30
Virginia Herald Fredericksburg VA 1793-08-08 1799-08-27 162
Washington Patrol Salem NY 1795-05-27 1795-11-18 44
Washington Spy Elizabethtown MD 1792-01-04 1797-02-01 221
Weekly Advertiser Reading PA 1796-05-07 1797-12-30 88
Weekly Museum New York NY 1790-01-02 1799-12-28 547
Weekly Oracle New London CT 1796-10-22 1799-12-30 194
Weekly Register Norwich CT 1791-11-29 1795-08-19 196
Western Centinel Whitestown NY 1794-03-26 1798-11-02 59
Western Star Stockbridge MA 1790-01-05 1799-09-30 542
Whitestown Gazette Whitestown NY 1796-07-05 1798-06-12 9
Whitestown Gazette and Cato's Patrol Utica NY 1798-09-03 1799-03-04 3
Winchester Gazette Winchester VA 1798-06-27 1798-09-26 2
Windham Herald Windham CT 1791-03-12 1799-12-26 615
Wiscasset Argus Wiscasset ME 1797-12-30 1798-01-13 4
Wiscasset Telegraph Wiscasset ME 1796-12-10 1799-03-09 41
Worcester Intelligencer Brookfield MA 1794-10-07 1795-04-28 30
Youth's News Paper New York NY 1797-09-30 1797-11-04 6