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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #118

Portsmouth’s first printer Daniel Fowle built this odd-shaped office (now gone) to fit his lot at the corner of Pleasant and Washington streets. Fowle and his enslaved pressman Primus printed NH’s first newspaper here on October 7, 1756. Fowle moved here after being jailed in Boston for allegedly printing seditious pamphlets. 

 

 

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From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
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DANIEL FOWLE LINKS

Daniel Fowle by Stephen Fowle 

In search of Primus Fowle

The Lost Newspapers of 1777 

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