Falmouth Gazette, 1785

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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.

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  • 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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