Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Benjamin Titcomb was the publisher of Maine's first newspaper, The Falmouth Gazette. He established the newspaper to promote separation from Massachusetts. This edition features a “separationist call to meeting” on September 17, 1785.
The image is the front page of the first edition of the paper.
About This Item
- Title: Falmouth Gazette, 1785
- Creator: Falmouth Gazette
- Creation Date: 1785
- Subject Date: 1785
- Location: MA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Newspapers 1-41
- Collection: Newspapers
- Object Type: Text
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