Norfolk 11-03: The American Beacon

Starting Date: March 17, 1817

Ending Date: April 2, 1817

Publication Frequency: Daily (ex. Sunday)

Proprietors: Shields, Charlton & Co.


Paper shortage forced a reduction in Beacon's page size for 16 days; title was simplified to maximize space available for content; original format was resumed on April 3, 1817.

The American Beacon is part of the American Beacon Lineage. For detailed information on all the variants in the American Beacon Lineage, see here.

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