United States Chronicle Newspaper 1786
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  • United States Chronicle Newspaper, May 25, 1786 | Published by Bennett Wheeler | The United States Chronicle was an early Rhode Island weekly, published between 1784 and 1804. Its publisher, Bennett Wheeler, was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1754. Wheeler served in the Revolution in the Continental Army as an 18 year old. He established himself as a printer and newspaper man in Providence. “The United States Chronicle was the second newspaper.published in Providence.” – Publications of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Vol. VI, July 1898, No. 2.
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