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History of Printing in Maryland, 1791-1800 with a Bibliography of Works Printed in the State During the Period by Rachel A. Minick
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43

paper publishers felt the effects of the abnormal strain

upon the city in their business. Brown was constrained

to write:

Delinquent subscribers, particularly those re-
siding at a distance, and other customers, are
earnestly called on to pay up their arrears.
The present situation of affairs renders punc-
tuality doubly necessary. Our business must
meet with no cessation, and to prosecute it re-
quires a weekly expenditure cf nearly two hun-
dred dollars. We request them to consider this,
and to act accordingly.50

To escape the epidemic, the printing office was moved
from the congested city area tc a location near Gray's
Gardens, "next door to C. H. Gist"51; and it was not
until October 27, when the Commissioners of Health
congratulated the city on its restoration to health,
that the Federal Gazette moved back to its usual
location at No. 12, South Gay Street.52
B
rown expanded his editorial work by commencing

a newspaper, the Advertiser, in partnership with

Samuel Snowden, in Washington. Brown withdrew with
the issue of Juno 9, 1802,53 and confined his editor-
ial activities to Baltimore,

The partners, Yundt and Brown, continued publi-

50 Federal gazette. September 11, 1800.

51 Ibid, Septemter 18, 1800,

52 Itid. October 27, 1800.

Brigham, C. S. Bibliography cf American news-
papers, 1690-1820. fart I, Alabama to Indiana,
p. 355.

53 Ibid, part XVIII. Virginia-West Virginia,
p. 65-66, 71-72.


 

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