Winchester 02-01: The Virginia Centinel or The Winchester Mercury

Starting Date: April 2, 1788

Ending Date: December 10, 1788

Publication Frequency: Weekly

Proprietors: Richard Bowen & Co.

Notes

Issued initially as competitor to Virginia Gazette of Matthias Bartgis (024), former partner of Willcocks in that weekly; Bowen dropped "& Co." appendage to proprietary name after issue of December 10, 1788, indicating his partnership with Willcocks ended at about that time; Bowen continued as sole proprietor until his death in 1808.

The Virginia Centinel or The Winchester Mercury is part of the Winchester Gazette Lineage. For detailed information on all the variants in the Winchester Gazette Lineage, see here.

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