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1783-1815: Communications

1783-1815: Chapter Four: Communications

by ROBERT J. ALLISON and JOHN OKEEFE

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 108

OVERVIEW 115

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Chapbooks 117

Constitutional Debate 119

French Traveler 123

Boston to New York in Three and One-Half Days 123

Magazines 125

The Prospect Before Us 128

Newspapers 130

Letters and Newspapers Transmitted by the Postal System 133

The Post Office 134

The Expansion of the Postal Network 134

Post Roads 136

Sedition Act 136

Freedom of Speech 137

Sunday Mail 139

HEADLINE MAKERS

James Thomson Callender 141

Mathew Carey 143

John Fenno 144

Philip Freneau 144

Joseph Habersham 145

Isaiah Thomas 146

PUBLICATIONS 147

Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.

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