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Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland gazette, 1728-1799

Author: Edith Moore Sprouse
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Willow Bend Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the colonial period, residents of Northern Virginia were more closely connected with their neighbors across the Potomac River than they were with the people of the lower Tidewater because of the distance to the Virginia capitol in Williamsburg ... Virginians were able to find more news of local interest in the Maryland Gazette which had been published since 1728 in Annapolis ... the river served as a highway  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Abstracts
Genealogy
History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Moore Sprouse
ISBN: 158549688X 9781585496884
OCLC Number: 53045414
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 151 pages : map ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Extracts from the Maryland gazette, 1728-1799
Maryland gazette (Annapolis, Md. : 1727)
Maryland gazette (Annapolis, Md. : 1745)
Responsibility: [compiled by] Edith Moore Sprouse.

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"During the colonial period, residents of Northern Virginia were more closely connected with their neighbors across the Potomac River than they were with the people of the lower Tidewater because of the distance to the Virginia capitol in Williamsburg ... Virginians were able to find more news of local interest in the Maryland Gazette which had been published since 1728 in Annapolis ... the river served as a highway in the eighteenth century--men owned land on either side of its waters, frequently visited back and forth, and often, ... The Maryland Gazette covered in detail the news of interest to citizens and merchants of Fairfax Conty and the town of Alexandria"--Page iii./Includes index.

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