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Oxford mercury, and Midland county chronicle.

Format Electronic, Book, and Newspaper
Publication InfoOxford : printed by R. Watts, for the proprietors, and sold at the Mercury Office, High Street, Oxford; where advertisements letters, orders, and communications are received, and printing of all kinds neatly and expeditiously executed, 1796.
Descriptionvolumes ; 2́°.
Supplemental Content Full text online
Subject(s)
FrequencyWeekly
Series 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers
17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers. ^A1022269
Local noteImages from the source library are selected or scattered issues as well as various editions of the cataloged title and related titles (where indicated in the MARC record) as representative of the general publishing history of the title during the 17th and 18th centuries.
General noteTitle has center cut of Mercury on a cloud above two shields with motto: "Pro rege, lege, aris, et focis".
General noteImprint from undated colophon.
General noteNote below imprint reads in part: "Advertisements also taken in by Mr. W. Hanwell, bookseller, Oxford". Agents include: Mr. Taylor and several coffee-houses in London, and others listed in 39 provincial towns.
General noteOn date line: Price fourpence.
General noteLatest issue consulted: Vol. II. Numb. XXIX (Wednesday, February 17, 1796)
General noteReproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
References NCBEL, II:1364
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 122
References Times handlist, p. 221
Special numberingVol. numbering begins with issue no. 2 (12 Aug. 1795).
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Genre/formNewspapers.

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