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Halifax: Printed by John Bushell, at the Printing-Office in Grafton-Street, where Advertisements are taken in, 1752
From the Halifax Gazette, March 23, 1752, p. 2

Most of the content of this site is taken from the National Library of Canada's large collection of print newspapers and newspaper history sources.

We would like to acknowledge the support and generosity of the following individuals and institutions:

Dr. William M. Fowler, Jr., Executive Director, Massachusetts Historical Society, and his staff for their expert guidance and assistance in making available the Halifax Gazette, March 23, 1752;

The National Archives of Canada for the image of St. Paul's church and the Parade, Halifax, 1759;

Dr. Ronald Rompkey, Department of English, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland;

Stephen Kimber, Director of the School of Journalism, University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia;

The Bibliographical Society of Canada for permission to use Douglas G. Lochhead's article on Henry Jefferie, the possible predecessor to John Bushell;

Randy Harquail, Harquail Photography, for the images of the Canadian newspapers in Historic Milestones; and the many generous newspaper publishers who gave copyright clearance for use of their papers on this site.

Content was provided by Sandra Burrows, Newspaper Specialist, Research and Information Services, NLC

We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the Department of Canadian Heritage's Canadian Culture Online Program (CCOP), whose financial assistance made this work possible.


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