Valparaiso English Mercury (1843-44)

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Title

Valparaiso English Mercury (1843-44)

Subject

One of a number of English-language newspapers published by the Anglo-American colony in 19th century Chile.

Description

This is a collection of editions of the Valparaiso English Mercury, an English language newspaper published in Valparaiso, Chile.

Source

Biblioteca Nacional de Chile

Publisher

The newspaper digitizing project and this site received support of a Field Development Grant awarded by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals from the bequest of the Eileen Curran estate.

Date

No. 1 published 16 December 1843
No. 12 (last issue) published 02 March 1844

Contributor

Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and The College of Wooster.
This publication received support of a Field Development Grant awarded by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals from the bequest of the Eileen Curran estate.

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text

Collection Items

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, December 16, 1843
This is the first issue of this newspaper, No. 01. This file is eight pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "China" , "Mr. Chamberlain, "France and Tahiti", and "Nankin and its Porcelain Power".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, December 23, 1843
This is the second issue of this newspaper, No. 02. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "The Navigation of the Indus", "Trade with China", and "Commerce and Trade".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, December 30, 1843
This is the third issue of this newspaper, No. 03. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "The Motion of Vessels Caused by Waves as a Motive Power", "Late Niger Expedition" and "Alleged Excesses of…

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, January 6, 1844
This is the forth issue of this newspaper, No. 04. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "The Machinery Bill","Society for the Discouragement of Duelling" and "The Peace Convention and King Louis …

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, January 13, 1844
This is the fifth issue of this newspaper, No. 05. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "The Late Earthquake at Coquimbo", "State of our American Trade" and "The Isthmus Canal".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, January 20, 1844
This is the six issue of this newspaper, No. 06. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "Mr. O'Connell Held to Bail' and "Extract from the Speech of Mr. Webster, at Baltimore".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, January 27, 1844
This is the seventh issue of this newspaper, No. 07. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "Port Movements" and "Gigantic Fradu on the State Railway " and "Summary of goods despatched atthe…

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, February 3, 1844
This is the eighth issue of this newspaper, No. 08. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "Conflagration in Chiloe", "Port Movements" and "Newspaper Reporting as a Political Engine".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, February 10, 1844
This is the ninth issue of this newspaper, No. 09. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "Napoleon", "China" and "India".

The Valparaiso English Mercury Saturday, February 17, 1844
This is the tenth issue of this newspaper, No. 10. This file is four pages long and is written in English. Some sample headlines include: "General Regulations under which the British Trade is to be Conducted at the Five Ports of Canton, Amoy, Fuchow,…
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