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Author: Rawson, David A.
Year: 1995
Title: News in the Valley: A Survey of Newspaper Circulation Through the New Market Post Office, 1804- 1844
Publisher: David A. Rawson
City: [n.p.]
Number of
Pages:
19, [21]p.: graphs, maps, tables.
Keywords: 1. Newspapers - Circulation. 2. Postal service - History.
Abstract: This is an unpublished manuscript from a presentation at a history conference at Virginia Military Institute in March, 1995. The paper looks at newspapers that circulated through the New Market Post Office. There are references to Rockingham County subscribers. Tables include information on 1) ages and occupations of Rockingham County readers in 1820 and 1840; 2) post offices in 1800, 1820 and 1840; and 3) Harrisonburg newspapers that circulated through the New Market Post Office.
Location: JMU