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History of Printing in Maryland, 1791-1800 with a Bibliography of Works Printed in the State During the Period by Rachel A. Minick
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THE LAST SEVEN YEARS OF THE MARYLAND JOURNAL

OF BALTIMORE

The Maryland Journal under Goddard Angell and.
Brumfleldt - At the opening of the last decade of the
eighteenth century, the Maryland Journal, first issued
by William Goddard on August 20, 1773, was beginning
its nineteenth year of publication under Goddard, its
founder, and his partner and brother-in-law, James
Angell. There is no occasion, here, to develop the
lives of the partners: detailed sketches of William
Goddard appear in Lawrence C. Wroth's A History of
Printing in Colonial Maryland and Joseph Towne Wheeler's
A History of the Maryland Press, 1777-1790, and another
phase of that assiduous printer's activities is dis-
cussed in W. Bird Terwilliger's "William Goddard's
Victory for the Freedom of the Press", in the Mary-
land Historical Magazine of June 1941. Chapter Five
of the above-mentioned A History of the Maryland Press
1777-1790, is devoted to the life and career of James
Angell.

The Maryland Journal in 1790 was published semi-
weekly; its editors were carrying on the newspaper,
book and broadside printing business with only one
rival, John Hayes, whose Maryland Gazette was also pub-
lished on a semi-weekly basis. The circulation of the
Maryland Journal was such that Goddard felt justifies
in writing to Thomas Jefferson, than Secretary of State,

 

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History of Printing in Maryland, 1791-1800 with a Bibliography of Works Printed in the State During the Period by Rachel A. Minick
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