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noun
news-letter, newsletter  n.  A circular letter, written or printed for the purpose of disseminating news. This was the name given to the earliest English newspapers.
Synonyms: newssheet.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"News-letter" Quotes from Famous Books



... brothers Simonds were endeavoring to establish themselves at St. John, a settlement upon a more extensive scale was being projected by a number of people in the County of Essex in Massachusetts. An advertisement appeared in the "Boston Gazette and News-Letter" of September 20, 1762, notifying all of the signers under Captain Francis Peabody for a township at St. John's River in Nova Scotia, to meet at the house of Daniel Ingalls, inn-holder in Andover, on Wednesday, the 6th day of October at 10 o'clock a. m., in order to draw ...
— Glimpses of the Past - History of the River St. John, A.D. 1604-1784 • W. O. Raymond

... THOMSON and Professor PATRICK GEDDES. "A many-coloured and romantic panorama, opening up, like no other book we know, a rational vision of world-development."—Belfast News-Letter. ...
— William Shakespeare • John Masefield

... Madam Winthrop, who treated me with a great deal of courtesy; wine, marmalade. I gave her a News-Letter about the Thanks-giving...."[242] ...
— Woman's Life in Colonial Days • Carl Holliday

... January, 1721, James Franklin began to issue a newspaper, called "THE NEW ENGLAND COURANT." It was the third one at the time in the whole country. The first paper—"THE BOSTON NEWSLETTER"—was established in 1704, two years before the birth of Benjamin. It was only a half-sheet of paper, about the size of an eight by twelve inch pane of glass, "in two pages folio, with two columns on each page." Consequently, it could not have contained ...
— The Printer Boy. - Or How Benjamin Franklin Made His Mark. An Example for Youth. • William M. Thayer



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